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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Complimentary Medicine
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Health Sciences in Complementary Medicine
Programme Code: P9CM1Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of this programme is to provide the qualifying student with advanced analytical problem-solving and reflective competencies in the field of complementary medicine (CM), and to enable them to act as a leader within the CM research field. This will be achieved by making an original contribution to the knowledge content of CM through independent research.
The admission requirement for the DHSc CM programme is a Masters of Health Sciences in Complementary Medicine (MHSc CM) (Homeopathy or Phytotherapy) or Master of Technology (M. Tech), Homoeopathy, or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field at an NQF level 9, generating a minimum of 180 credits for example: phytochemistry, pharmacology or related analytical fields. Applications from persons with an equivalent qualification will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s & Faculty’s regulations.
Selection is based on approval of the student’s research proposal by the Faculty’s Research and Ethics Committees.