UCT Courses Health Sciences Undergraduate
We shall examine the various undergraduate health sciences courses that UCT offers in this series of essays. Each program, whether it be in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology, or audiology, is designed to give students the specialized information and hands-on experience that will guide their professional development.
These undergraduate programs all follow a set curriculum. The degree programs offer in-depth training at hospitals and clinics in the Cape Town area as well as in other pertinent community settings, which may include informal settlements and schools.
Eligibility & Process
Welcome to prospective applicants to undergraduate study programs in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
|Undergraduate study programs on offer||30|
|General Eligibility for Consideration||32|
|For degree programs and for Higher Certificates in Disability Practice|
|Admission Requirements – National Senior Certificate||32 & 35|
|At school-leaving level and minimum performance levels to be considered|
|Admission Requirements – International school-leaving certificates||38|
|Subjects and minimum performance levels to be considered|
|Taking a gap year (for school leavers)||33|
|For tertiary applicants meeting specific requirements|
|How we calculate your Faculty Point Score for degree programs||34|
|Number of places available in each program||34|
Health Sciences: Undergraduate
The Health Sciences Faculty offers the following undergraduate degrees and diplomas:
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Science in Audiology
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
Higher Certificate in Disability Practice
Advanced Diploma in Cosmetic Formulation Science
Please note: for detailed information on these degrees and diplomas please consult the Health Sciences Faculty handbook.