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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$3,073 for the full programme
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Physiotherapy (MSc Physio)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus:Parktown
Course Type:Master by Coursework & Research Report
Specialisations:Orthopaedic Surgery; Cardiology; Neurology anf Neurosurgery; Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy
Application Deadline: July 2021
Programme Overview

The MSc by coursework and research report speciality areas include:
– Orthopaedic Surgery for Physiotherapists
– Respirology, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery for Physiotherapists
– Community Physiotherapy
– Traumatology
– Neurology and Neurosurgery for Physiotherapists
– Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
– Paediatrics for Physiotherapists (General or Neurology)
– Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)
– Physiotherapeutic Musculoskeletal Pain Management

Admission Requirements
Admission Requirements
– Applicants must hold a BSc/B(Physiotherapy) degree
Additional Entry Requirements
– Applicants must show evidence of one year clinical experience (which can be community service / internship year)
Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $12
Application Fees for International Students: $12

How to apply
– Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
– Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
– Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept an offer (once certified hardcopies have been received by SEnC), apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
– Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are;
– Acupuncturist.
– Chiropractor.
– Dance movement psychotherapist.
– Exercise physiologist.
– Health service manager.
– Health improvement practitioner.
– Osteopath.
– Personal trainer.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $3,073
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,073

*For the MDent and MMed, holders of approved posts are entitled to 90% Remission of fees
*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay the same amount as South African Students
*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).

Relevant Contact

 
Miss Modie Maumela
Senior Faculty Officer
 
Miss Zaheera Khan
Faculty Officer