Sefako Makgatho Health Science University (SMU) – Physiotherapy Studies

BSc Physiotherapy

The degree is a basic four year (4) undergraduate programme which upon completion a graduate register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a physiotherapist.

Admission requirements:

(i) Applicants must be in possession of a Matriculation Exemption Certificate with pass marks in Mathematics, Physical Science, Biology and English on the higher grade with a minimum symbol D.

(ii) Applicants with a National Senior Certificate (NSC), who qualify for a Bachelor’s degree, require the following minimum Admission Point Score (APS) for admission into the programme.

Applicants require the following minimum Admission Point Score (APS)

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SubjectPoints
Life Sciences4
Mathematics4
Physical Sciences4
Language of Learning4
Life Orientation4
2 Additional Subjects4=8
Total Points28

Postgraduate Programmes

Master of Science in Physiotherapy

A Master’s degree can obtained either by coursework or research.
Applicants must be in possession of a BSc Physiotherapy Degree and be registered as a physiotherapist with the HPCSA.

PhD Physiotherapy

Applicants must be in possession of a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy

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