The Faculty of Health Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse faculties in South Africa for training healthcare professionals. Our campus is self-contained on the Prinshof Campus, which is conveniently located next to our primary teaching hospital, the Steve Biko Academic Hospital. This is one of the sites in our training platform where you will be exposed to South Africa’s public healthcare system. By choosing UP to study Health Sciences, you will gain a degree of a high quality that is internationally recognised and accredited by all relevant regulatory bodies. You will have access to some of the best infrastructure, libraries, laboratories, online study resources, lecturers and work opportunities in South Africa, together with a host of support services to help and guide you throughout your studies. These will not only help you graduate on time, but will also take into consideration your personal wellbeing and success while you study. A whole world awaits after the successful completion of your degree as the Faculty has a significant offering of postgraduate degrees and diplomas to choose from as you plan your future vocation. In our Faculty, you will learn to be knowledgeable, adaptable, efficient and fully equipped to serve people with dignity and compassion. Read more
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Studying Health Sciences
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Welcome to the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP). As a healthcare professional, people matter to you. We know that you have compassion and empathy for others. Service to humanity is a big part of the environment at UP and this is what makes our medical professionals some of the best in the world.
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The Prinshof Campus of the University of Pretoria (UP) is home to the University's Faculty of Health Sciences and can be found adjacent to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital.
The University of Pretoria (UP) has earned the well-deserved reputation for teaching excellence for more than a century. Highly qualified academics, actively engaged in research and the generation of new knowledge, teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Read more about UP’s undergraduate programmes.