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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (PGD-PH)

Application Closing Date : 30 September (First Semester) & 30* April (Second Semester)

For more information contact:

Tel: +27 (0)31 260 2255/1075/2834 & Fax: +27 (0)31 260 1543


To enhance the capacity of people working in the health field to practice Public Health and to undertake advanced reflection and development using a systematic survey of current thinking, practice, and research methods to improve the health status of South Africans and sub-Saharan Africa. The PGDip degree will provide graduates with the skill and expertise to undertake advanced reflection and apply these principles at a health system level and health programs at district, provincial and national levels, and conduct and report research under supervision.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of a 3-year Bachelor’s degree in a health or social science-related Discipline.
  • At least two (2) years’ practical public health experience