Wits Health Sciences Courses

Wits Health Sciences Courses

Academic Programmes


  • Bachelor of Health Sciences – BHSc
  • Bachelor of Dental Science – BDS
  • Bachelor of Oral Health Sciences – BOHSc
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – MBBCh
  • Graduate Entry Medical Programme – GEMP
  • Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice – BCMP
  • Bachelor of Nursing – BNurs
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy – BSc (OT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy –┬áBSc (Physiotherapy)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy – BPharm

In 2014 the University revised the admissions policy for all undergraduate degrees in the Faculty of Health Sciences
Revised Health Sciences Admissions Policy


The Faculty offers an extremely wide range of postgraduate degrees and diplomas.

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Science in Medicine
  • Doctor of Science in Dentistry
  • Master of Dentistry (in various specialities)
  • Master of Medicine (in various specialities)
  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Master of Public Health (in various specialities)
  • Master of Family Medicine
  • Master of Science in:
    • Medicine (in various specialities)
    • Dentistry (in various specialities)
    • Epidemiology (in various specialities)
    • Nursing
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) in:
    • Biokinetics
    • Forensic Sciences
    • Pharmacology
    • Human Genetics
    • Physiology
    • Human Anatomy
    • Molecular Medicine and Medical Biochemistry
  • Postgraduate Diploma in:
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Child Health
    • Health Service Management
    • Occupational Health
    • Public Health (in various specialities)
    • Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    • Advanced Nursing (in various specialities)
    • Health Science Education
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