University of the Free State

Faculty of Health Sciences
Posbus 339
Bloemfontein, 9300
South Africa

Contact: Elfrieda (AF) Van Den Berg
Tel: +27 (0)51 405 30 12
Fax: +27 (0)51 44 43 103
Email: vdbergaf.md@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za


Courses on this page:    Masters degree in Health Professions Education
Advanced University Diploma in Community Health
Advanced University Diploma in Health Service Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacology

Advanced University Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing

Course Title Master’s degree in Health Professions Education (MPH)
Institution Bloemfontein: University of the Free State
Country South Africa
Type Master
Topics Public/Global Health: Primary Health Care
Management: Hospital Management
Management: Health Services Management
Health Research and Methods: Statistics
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Language English
Degree, Credits Option A: Course work (120 credits) plus a script (120 credits)
Option B:Dissertation (240 credits)
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Objectives/
Content

Option A: Year 1:
3 modules on compulsory themes:
Introduction to Health Professions Education and Training
Health Professions Education and Training: teaching, learning and evaluation in the pre-clinical, clinical and internship years
Introduction to research in health professions,

3 modules on elective themes:
Concepts of learning in health sciences
Community-based education and training, primary health care, & the multi-disciplinary approach
Programme development, design and evaluation for health professions education and training
The development of professional skills in the health sciences
Management in health professions education and health care institutions
Quality assurance in health professions education

Option A: Year 2:
1 module & research project
Advanced research methodology
Research project

Next Beginning January every year
Duration 2 years
Participants'
Profile
To be allowed to register for the degree Magister in Health Professions Education, a student must be in possession of:
1. A vocational diploma or a bachelor's degree in a health sciences profession, or
2. A three-year degree plus one year post-graduate education, or
3. A four-year qualification.
Coordinator Prof M.M. Nel / Mrs H. Bezuidenhout
For further
information

Tel: + 27 (0)51 405 30 92/5
E-mail: gndkmmn.MD@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za

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Course Title Advanced University Diploma in Community Health
Institution Bloemfontein: University of the Free State
Country South Africa
Type Diploma
Topics Healthcare areas: Infectious Diseases
Healthcare areas: Parasitic Diseases
Health Determinants: Environment and Ecology
Health Research and Methods: Statistics
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Language English
Degree, Credits 240 credits
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Objectives/
Content

Curriculum: Part I

  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology and Entomology
  • Food and water (including diseases, hygiene and food science).

Part II

  • Epidemiology and Medical Statistics
  • Health Administration including basic financial management, accounting
    and business economics
  • Health Legislation
  • Comprehensive Health Care
  • Environmental Health Care
Next Beginning January every year
Appl. Deadline 30 September
Duration 2 years
Participants'
Profile
Before a student may register for the Diploma, he/she must have been in possession of a
professional qualification on B level or equivalent in one of the following professional
disciplines; namely Medicine, Nursing or Environmental Health for a period of at least two
years, and he/she must be registered as a medical practitioner, nurse or environmental
health officer with the relevant professional board.
Course fee ZAR 2555
Scholarship http://studentportal.ufs.ac.za/content.php?DCode=0&DivCode=0&id=5
For further
information

Tel: +27 (0)51 401 3000
Fax: +27 (0)51 447 5211
E-mail: info.stg@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za

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Course Title Advanced University Diploma in Health Service Management
Institution Bloemfontein: University of the Free State
Country South Africa
Type Diploma
Topics Management: Health Services Management
Management: Human Resources Development
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Language English
Degree, Credits 240 credits
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Objectives/
Content

Curriculum: Part I

  • Concepts in Health Care
  • Principles of Management
  • Health Care Planning
  • Epidemiology and Statistics

Part II

  • Health Programme and Specialised Services
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management of Resources
  • Quality Assurance
Next Beginning January every year
Appl. Deadline 30 September
Duration 2 years
Participants'
Profile
Before a student may register for the Diploma, he/she must have been in possession of a
professional qualification on B level or equivalent in one of the following professional
disciplines; namely Medicine, Nursing or Environmental Health for a period of at least two
years, and he/she must be registered as a medical practitioner, nurse or environmental
health officer with the relevant professional board.
Course fee ZAR 2555
Scholarship http://studentportal.ufs.ac.za/content.php?DCode=0&DivCode=0&id=5
For further
information

Tel: +27 (0)51 401 3000
Fax: +27 (0)51 447 5211
E-mail: info.stg@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za

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Course Title Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacology
Institution Bloemfontein: University of the Free State
Country South Africa
Type Diploma
Topics Management: Essential Drugs and Medicine
Clinical Research and Methods
Language English
Degree, Credits 128 credits
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Objectives/
Content

Curriculum
(a) Assignments (Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology)
(b) Case reports
(c) Thesis/Dissertation

Semester 1 : Advanced Clinical Pharmacology ACH501
Semester 2 : Advanced Clinical Pharmacology ACH502
Each student will propose and undertake a clinical pharmacology research project under
guidance of a staff member. The research project, preferably original but not necessarily
so, may be taken on any aspect of clinical pharmacology as will be advised by the head of
department.

Next Beginning January every year
Duration One year (fulltime), two years (part-time)
Participants'
Profile
M.B.Ch.B. or B.Pharm.
Course fee ZAR 2555
Scholarship http://studentportal.ufs.ac.za/content.php?DCode=0&DivCode=0&id=5
For further
information

Tel: +27 (0)51 401 3000
Fax: +27 (0)51 447 5211
E-mail: info.stg@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za

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Course Title Advanced University Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing
Institution Bloemfontein: University of the Free State
Country South Africa
Type Diploma
Topics Healthcare areas: Nursing
Healthcare areas: Mental Health
Language English
Degree, Credits  
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Objectives/
Content

Psychiatric nursing, psychiatric nursing practial

Next Beginning January every year
Duration Two years (full-time)
Participants'
Profile
Generic degree or dipoma in nursing and be registered as a general nurse with the SA nursing ocuncil or another recognised council
Course fee ZAR 2555
Scholarship http://studentportal.ufs.ac.za/content.php?DCode=0&DivCode=0&id=5
For further
information

Tel: +27 (0)51 401 3000
Fax: +27 (0)51 447 5211
E-mail: info.stg@mail.uovs.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uovs.ac.za

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