Family Medicine & Primary Care
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care

​​​​​​​​Education - Postgraduate Programmes


 

The following postgraduate programmes in Family Medicine and Primary Care are offered at Stellenbosch University:

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Please note the 
different closing dates
for applications:

 

M Med: 31 August 2017

M Phil: 30 September 2017

Postgraduate Diploma: 30 September 2017

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​Latest Registrar post adverts (2016/2017 intake)

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Sessional Block Advert 2016-2017

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M Med (Family Medicine)​

A 4-year programme for the medical practitioner who wishes to do a Masters in Family Medicine degree. The programme is predominantly online education with obligatory attendance at the 3-4 day contact session in January of each year.

The professional experience and clinical requirements are specified in the attached brochure

Students must spend 4 years in a Registrar post in one of the 4 Training Complexes in the Western Cape. Registrars will rotate in the complex between the Regional Hospital, District Hospitals and Community Health Centres to obtain the necessary professional experience. During the 4 years the Registrar must also complete the module Clinical Family Medicine, which covers ten clinical domains relevant to Family Medicine.

Over the 4 years candidates complete the module Clinical Family Medicine, which covers ten clinical domains relevant to Family Medicine, as well as 10 web-based modules and a research assignment. The practical skills required of graduates are to be found in the logbook.

Closing date for applications:  31 August 2017

To apply please read all the requirements in the brochure and complete ALL THREE of the following forms. The forms must be submitted to both the Division and to Western Cape Department of Health.


1. The University form must be returned with the R100.00 application fee and certified copies of your Degrees.

2. The Division's form must be returned with a copy of your HPCSA certificate and current registration.

3. Z83 application form.

Application forms must be emailed to:
Ms N Cordon-Thomas
Tel: +27 (21) 938 9168 
E-mail: nicolec@sun.ac.za

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Chief Directorate
Metro District Health Services
Western Cape Government
8 Riebeek Street,
Norton Rose House, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: +27 (21) 483 9903
Fax: +27 (21) 483 9335/086180851
Rowena.williams@westerncape.gov.za

​Registrar post adverts (2016/2017 intake)

Advert 2016 ENGLISH.pdf

122375 RAPPORT Afrikaans.pdf

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M Phil in Family Medicine

The M Phil Degree programme serves as a non-clinical Masters qualification. It is aimed at doctors who have an interest in the development of the discipline of Family Medicine and in particular its research base in Sub-Saharan Africa.  It is NOT intended for those wanting to train clinically as a family physician. The programme is fully described in the attached brochure.

The degree is provided by online education with compulsory attendance of a contact week per academic year. 

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2017

To apply please read all the requirements in the brochure and complete BOTH the following forms.

1. The University form must be returned with the R100.00 application fee and certified copies of your Degrees.

2. The Division's form must be returned with a copy of your HPCSA certificate or equivalent.

Application forms must be e-mailed to:
Ms N Cordon-Thomas
Tel: +27 (21) 938 9168
E-mail: nicolec@sun.ac.za

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Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine

A 2-year course leading to a Diploma in Family Medicine for medical practitioners who wish to expand and update their knowledge and skills in Family Medicine. Diploma students must pass 6 academic modules and the programme is fully described in the attached brochure.

The Diploma is provided by online education with optional attendance at the 3-day contact session at the beginning of each year.

Successful participation in each module enables you to earn 10 CEU points.

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2017

To apply please read all the requirements in the brochure and complete BOTH the following forms.

1. The University form must be returned with the R100.00 application fee and certified copies of your Degrees.

2. The Division's form must be returned with a copy of your HPCSA certificate or equivalent.

Application forms must be e-mailed to:
Ms N Cordon-Thomas
Tel: +27 (21) 938 9168
E-mail: nicolec@sun.ac.za

 

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