Faculty of Health Sciences

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​The Faculty offers learners a preferred experience; innovative methods of training with a focus on problem-based education complemented by appropriate facilities including a well-equipped dissection facility and laboratories. Our on site Health Training Centre ensures that students receive a wide-range of relevant experienc​e under the supervision of qualified practitioners, complemented by placements in relevant service rendering facilities.
Postgraduate studies form an important component of the Faculty's activities. In collaboration with various partners, including but not exclusive to the National Research Foundation, Medical Research Council and World Health Orga​nisation, we strive to address key challenges relevant to the South African situation.

In keeping with our pursuit of excel​le​nce, we are constantly re-evaluating our approaches to teaching, learning and assessment. Programme reviews, external advisory committees and quality assurance initiatives are some examples of how we ensure that we remain leaders in our relevant fields.

Our Faculty is committed to community development and various programmes are involved in sustainable, social investment and community outreach programmes. Furthermore, our focus on life-long learning remains core from the day learners enter our programmes and throughout their professional careers.​​ ​

​Message from ​the Dean 

Prof Andre Swart.jpgIt gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Faculty of Health Sciences.  Recognized nationally and internationally, the Faculty of Health Sciences is unique in that it offers accredited qualifications in the domains of Public and Allied Health, Nursing Sciences, Complementary Health and Sport and Movement Studies.  Our Faculty is proud to offer students a preferred learning experience:  innovative methods of teaching with a focus on problem-based and outcome education complemented by appropriate facilities including a well-equipped clinical simulation laboratory, Anatomy and Physiology complex also incorporating a dissection facility and well equipped laboratories. 


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