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  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 1.71k / Year
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 366pts.
  • Duration:
  • 2 years

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    This is a degree by coursework and dissertation. There are three specialisations:

    • The Clinical Emergency Care specialisation for doctors, nurses and paramedics in emergency care, which has a 60-credit dissertation.
    • The African Emergency Care specialisation for qualified doctors, which has a 90- credit dissertation.
    • The Patient Safety and Clinical Decision-making specialisation for doctors, nurses and paramedics.

    Two specialisations are available: specialisation A with a 60-credit dissertation and specialisation B with a 90-credit dissertation.

    Clinical Emergency Care specialisation

    Year 1 - Compulsory courses: 

    • CHM6005F Clinical Research Methods I
    • CHM6007F Emergency Care I
    • CHM6008S Emergency Care II

    Plus two elective courses from the following:

    • CHM6012F Disaster Medicine
    • CHM6013S Education and Training in Emergency Care
    • CHM6028S Management and Leadership in Healthcare
    • CHM6029S Disaster Medical Response Training
    • CHM6030S Ambulatory Care and Travel Medicine

    Year 2 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6006F Clinical Research Methods II
    • CHM6009S Healthcare Systems
    • CHM6010F Resuscitation and Critical Care
    • CHM6016W Emergency Medicine Minor Dissertation

    African Emergency Care specialisation

    Year 1 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6005F Clinical Research Methods I
    • CHM6018S African Emergency Care

    Plus two elective courses from the following:

    • CHM6012F Disaster Medicine
    • CHM6013S Education and Training in Emergency Care
    • CHM6028S Management and Leadership in Healthcare
    • CHM6029S Disaster Medical Response Training
    • CHM6030S Ambulatory Care and Travel Medicine

    Year 2 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6006F Clinical Research Methods II
    • CHM6009S Healthcare Systems
    • CHM6019W Emergency Medicine Minor Dissertation

    Patient Safety and Clinical Decision-making specialisation)

    Year 1 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6005F Clinical Research Methods I
    • CHM6009S Healthcare Systems
    • CHM6031F Patient Safety and Flow
    • CHM6026S Critical Thinking in Emergency Care

    Year 2 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6006F Clinical Research Methods II
    • CHM6013S Education and Training in Emergency Care
    • CHM6016W Emergency Medicine Minor Dissertation
    • CHM6032S Continuous Quality Improvement
    • CHM6028S Management and Leadership in Healthcare

    Patient Safety and Clinical Decision-making (B specialisation)

    Year 1 - Compulsory courses

    • CHM6005F Clinical Research Methods I
    • CHM6009S Healthcare Systems
    • CHM6031F Patient Safety and Flow
    • CHM6026S Critical Thinking in Emergency Care 

    Year 2 - Plus one elective course from the following

    • CHM6013S Education and Training in Emergency Care
    • CHM6032S Continuous Quality Improvement
    • CHM6028S Management and Leadership in Healthcare

    Compulsory courses

    • CHM6006F Clinical Research Methods II
    • CHM6019W Emergency Medicine Minor Dissertation

    program_requirements

    • Certified copies of official academic transcripts in ENGLISH (full transcripts for each tertiary institution attended)
    • Certified copies of degree certificates in ENGLISH (for each tertiary institution attended where applicable)
    • Applicants from universities situated in non-English speaking countries: TOEFL/IELTS certificate OR letter from previous tertiary institution stating “English as medium of instruction” for the programme
    • Curriculum vitae (include work experience)
    • A recent score (obtained within 3 - 5 years before application for admission) of at least 570 (paper-based test) or 230 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • A recent overall band score of 7.0 (with no individual element of the test scoring below 6.0) on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
    • OR, noting that this may only be written at certain designated venues within South Africa, a score of at least 65% on the university's Placement Test in English for Educational Purposes (PTEEP).

    Scholarships

    • International & refugee scholarships
    • Merit awards
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