WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$4,699 /year
Applications Begin:1 April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus:Doornfontein Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the qualifying student (Homoeopathic practitioner) with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies required to successfully consult, diagnose, treat, communicate holistic advice to and manage patients.

They will fulfil these competencies within their function as primary contact practitioners, according to the scope of practice of a Homoeopath. In addition, they will be competent to compound, dispense and prescribe homoeopathic medicines.

On completion of this programme, the homoeopathic practitioner will be competent to practice as a healthcare provider within the community. The graduate will be eligible to register with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa.


First Year

Anatomy and Physiology 1 ANA11-1

Chemistry 1 CH Theory CET1YHT

Chemistry 1 CH Practical CET1YHP

Physics 1A Theory PHY1YFT

Physics 1 Practical PHY1YFP

Biology 1 BIO111

Philosophy Principles and History 1 WBG11-1

Social Studies SHCZ111

Second Year

Immunology 2 GEPB212

Epidemiology 2 GEPA212

Biochemistry 2 HCB211

Anatomy 2 ANA221 ÀNA11-1

Medical Microbiology MCB2YMM BIO111

Physiology 2 FIS211 ANA11-1

Materia Medica 2

Third Year

General Pathology 2

Systemic Pathology 3

Diagnostics 3

Psychopathology 2

Materia Medica 3

Auxiliary Therapeutics 3

Fourth Year

First Aid Course

Diagnostics 4

Clinical Homeopathy 4

Homeopharmaceutics 4

Materia Medica 4

Research Methods and Techniques Homoeopathy

Admission Requirements

– All programmes are presented in English only.

– All the programmes require English as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes that accept Mathematics as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes were either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy are accepted as a grade 12 subject;

– Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS);

– Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places, as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training, for new undergraduate first years;

NSC Suitable for Degree Studies
– Minimum APS – 26
– English – 5 (60%)
– Mathematics – 4 (50%)
– Mathematics literacy – 4 (50%)
– Life Sciences – 4 (50%)
– Physical Sciences – 4 (50%)

An Admission Point Score of at least 3

Applicants must pass both the fitness assessment, phobia evaluation, and the medical examination in order to gain entry into the Emergency Medical Care degree.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12


Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to and select online web application.


Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities

Acupuncturists, health and wellness industry, patient-services co-ordinator within a multidisciplinary practice, retail and pharmacy assistants, health and lifestyle journalists.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $4,699
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $4,882

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R77,920

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R77,920) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R‭80,960‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

Miss ​​Dikeledi Dire
Undergraduate Senior Faculty Officer
Miss Kgaugelo Lephadi
Undergraduate Faculty Officer