6 years
Minimum requirements
Math, English, Life Science or Physical Science and LO

Medicine is the science and art of healing. It encompasses a range of healthcare practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Doctors diagnose diseases, prescribe medication and treat diseases and disorders of the human body. 

Where you can study
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Free State
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Witwatersrand
Job opportunities
  • Hospitals (public & private)
  • Industries (mining)
  • Universities (lecturing)
  • Private (own practice)