Postgraduate Selection Information for all schools
Application Procedure 
The application procedure for postgraduate study in the various schools of the Faculty of Health Sciences differs per school and per department. The Faculty of Health Sciences consists of three schools, namely:                 
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Postgraduate degrees and diplomas

The School of Medicine offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and diplomas.

  • Honours degrees
  • Diploma qualifications
  • Master’s degrees
  • PhD degrees

Please refer to the Rule Books of Academic Programmes.

Admission requirements

Some programmes have additional admission requirements and the relevant department or Postgraduate Administrative Office should be contacted.

Specialists and sub-specialists are appointed by the Department of Health and the Head of Department.
Selection criteria: 

The final selection is subject to the discretion of the Head of the Department.

Application for admission:


The completed official UFS Application form must be submitted for selection to:

Postgraduate Administration Office
Muller Potgieter Building
School of Medicine 
Faculty of Health Sciences 
UFS 
PO Box 339 (G40)  
Bloemfontein  
9300

Contact:

M du Randt
T: +27 51 401 7500
E: Madeleine du Randt

SCHOOL FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Departments

Postgraduate studies are offered by the various departments, namely:

All applications for admission as postgraduate students must be sent to the specific applicable department. 

Selection criteria


For the minimum average required in the final year of the undergraduate programme, for entrance to the postgraduate programmes, please refer to the Rule Books of Academic Programmes.

For all programmes, an English proficiency test also applies, which must be passed with a mark of at least 65%. 

Selection for postgraduate studies is also subject to an interview of the prospective student/candidate with the Head of Department and relevant lecturer(s). 

The final selection is subject to the discretion of the Head of the Department.

Bridging courses may be required, depending on the needs of the applicant and in consultation with the lecturers and Head of the Department. 

Application for admission

Application documents are available on the Prospective student webpage, or from the Postgraduate Administration Office of the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

Contact

To contact the secretary or Head of the Department, please refer to the web page of the department, or contact:

M du Randt
Postgraduate Administration Office
Muller Potgieter Building
School of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences 
UFS
PO Box 339 (G40)
Bloemfontein
9300

T: +27 51 401 7500
E: Madeleine du Randt

SCHOOL OF NURSING 
Postgraduate degrees and short learning programmes
Application for admission

Completed UFS application forms and postgraduate selection form must be submitted to:


The Programme Director: Postgraduate Programme
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
UFS
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300

For enquiries with regard to nursing, please contact:

June Klopper 
Administrative Office: Postgraduate Programme 
T: +27 51 401 2361
F: +27 51 401 3399

For enquiries with regard to short learning programmes, please contact:

The Director: Unit for the Promotion of Nursing Excellence
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences 
UFS
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300

For other enquiries, please contact: 
T: +27 51 401 3629 or
F: +27 51 401 3282
E: Diane Keegan 

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General Orientation

The General Rules of the university, revised where necessary, are applicable to this faculty. It is the exclusive responsibility of students to familiarise themselves with the General and Faculty Rules. Rules apply to the various degrees and diplomas. 

Please refer to the following documents for the appropriate year:

  • General Institutional Rules and Regulations (Advanced and Postgraduate qualifications) 
    under Policy Documents.

FACULTY CONTACT

Central Information Office
T: +27 51 401 3739
F: +27 86 579 5154

E: StudentAdminFHS@ufs.ac.za

Student Administration
Faculty Administration

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