2017/18 Postgraduate Programmes - FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Postgraduate Programmes [Degrees & Diplomas] at the University of Johannesburg | 2017/18




                                    FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

                  2017/18 Postgraduate Programmes
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                                FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
                                  INDEX – POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
The University reserves the right, at any time, should circumstance dictate, to make changes to, or withdraw any of the opportunities on offer.
FURTHER NATIONAL HIGHER DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES                                 MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Name of Programme                                                          Name of programme
FNHD (Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science) ____     50         Master of Emergency Medical Care_______________________        54
FNHD (Community Health Nursing Science) _________________       50         Master of Nursing Science______________________________        54
FNHD (Medical and Surgical Nursing Science:                                Master of Public Health_________________________________       55
		   Critical Nursing (General) __________________________      50         MPhil (Optometry)______________________________________        55
FNHD (Occupational Health Nursing) ______________________       51         MPhil (Biokinetics)_____________________________________       55
FNHD (Primary Health Care: Clinical Nursing,                               MPhil / MCom (Sport Management)________________________        56
		   Diagnosis, Treatment and Care) _____________________       51         MPhil (Sport Science)___________________________________       56
FNHD (Nursing Administration) ___________________________       51
                                                                           MASTER’S OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAMMES (MTech)
FNHD (Nursing Education) ______________________________         51
                                                                           Name of programme
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAMMES (BTech)                           MTech (Biomedical Technology) __________________________ 56
Name of programme                                                          MTech (Environmental Health)____________________________ 56
BTech (Biomedical Technology)___________________________ 52                MTech (Podiatry) ______________________________________ 56
BTech (Environmental Health)____________________________ 52                MTech (Radiography)___________________________________ 57
BTech (Radiography Diagnostic)__________________________ 52                MTech (Somatology)____________________________________ 57
BTech (Radiography Therapy)____________________________ 52
                                                                           DOCTORAL OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAMMES (DTech)
BTech (Radiography Ultrasound)__________________________ 52
                                                                           Name of programme
BTech (Somatology)____________________________________ 53
                                                                           DTech (Biomedical Technology)___________________________ 57
HONOURS DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                  DTech (Environmental Health)____________________________ 57
Name of programme                                                          DTech (Homoeopathy)__________________________________ 57
BA Hons (Biokinetics)___________________________________        53         DTech (Radiography)___________________________________ 58
BA Hons (Sport Management)____________________________          53
                                                                           DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMMES
BCom Hons (Sport Management)_________________________           53
                                                                           Name of programme
BA Hons (Sport Science)________________________________         54
                                                                           Doctor in Nursing Science ______________________________       58
BSc Hons (Sport Science)_______________________________         54
                                                                           DPhil (Biokinetics)______________________________________      58
                                                                           DPhil / DCom (Sport Management) ________________________       59
                                                                           DPhil (Optometry)______________________________________        59
                                                                           DPhil (Sport Science) ___________________________________      59
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FURTHER NATIONAL HIGHER DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES                                              Contact details:
                                                                                        Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za
Name of programme:
                                                                                        Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is
FNHD (Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science)
                                                                                        to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner) with the
Admission requirements: Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at               further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/
level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits), and proof of registration as          abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as a clinical community nursing
a general nurse and midwife with the SANC. The student must be appointed in             practitioner (clinical nurse specialist) to promote the health of the individual,
a full-time clinical post at a University of Johannesburg approved and a SANC           family, group and community as an active member of the inter-sectoral, multi-
accredited health service/organization for the duration of the clinical modules         professional and multidisciplinary health teams.
(commencing on registration, until successful completion), in accordance with
the regulatory requirements of the SANC.                                                Name of programme
Contact details:                                                                        FNHD (Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Nursing
Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za                           (General)
Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification               Admission requirements: Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at
is to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner)            level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits), and proof of registration with
with the further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective          SANC as a general nurse. The student must be appointed in a full-time clinical
competencies/abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as an                  post at a University of Johannesburg approved and a SANC accredited health
advanced midwife and neonatal nurse (clinical nurse specialist) to promote the          service/organization for the duration of the clinical modules (commencing on
health of the individual, family, group and community as an active member of            registration, until successful completion), in accordance with the regulatory
the inter-sectoral, multi-professional and multi-disciplinary health teams. This        requirements of the SANC.
qualification shall lead to registration as a post-basic advanced midwife and           Contact details:
neonatal nurse with the SANC.                                                           Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za
Name of programme:                                                                      Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is
                                                                                        to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner) with the
FNHD (Community Health Nursing Science)
                                                                                        further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/
Admission requirements: A diploma in Nursing Science (three year diploma at             abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as a clinical medical and
level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits), and proof of registration with        surgical nurse practitioner (clinical nurse specialist) to promote the health of
SANC as a General Nurse and Midwife or Psychiatric Nurse and community                  the individual, family, group and community as an active member of the inter-
health nurse. The student must be appointed in a full-time clinical post at a UJ        sectoral, multi-professional and multi-disciplinary health teams. This qualification
approved and a SANC accredited health service/organization for the duration of          shall lead to registration as a Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical care
the clinical modules (commencing on registration, until successful completion),         (general) nurse with the SANC.
in accordance with the regulatory requirements of the SANC.




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Name of programme:                                                                           Name of programme
FNHD (Occupational Health Nursing)                                                           FNHD (Nursing Administration)
Admission requirements: A Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at                  Admission requirements: A Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at
level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits), and proof of registration as a             level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits) and proof of registration as a
general nurse with the SANC.                                                                 general nurse, midwifery and community health nurse with the SANC.
Contact details:                                                                             Contact details:
Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za                                Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za
Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is                 Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is
to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner) with the           to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner) with the
further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/          further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/
abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values).                                         abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as a nursing service manager
as an advanced clinical occupational health nurse practitioner (clinical                     to promote the health of the individual, family, group and community as an active
nurse specialist) to promote the health of the individual, family, group and                 member of the inter-sectoral, multi-professional and multi-disciplinary health
community as an active member of the inter-sectoral, multi-professional and                  teams. This qualification shall lead to registration as a nurse administrator with
multidisciplinary health teams. This qualification shall lead to registration as an          the SANC.
occupational health nurse with SANC.
                                                                                             Name of programme:
Name of programme:                                                                           FNHD (Nursing Education)
FNHD (Primary Health Care: Clinical Nursing, Diagnosis,                                      Admission requirements: A Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at
Treatment and Care)                                                                          level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits), and proof of registration as a
Admission requirements: A Diploma in Nursing Science (three-year diploma at                  general nurse with the SANC.
level 6, with a minimum of 360 approved credits) and proof of registration as a              Contact details:
general nurse, midwifery and community health nurse with the SANC.                           Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za
Contact details:                                                                             Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is
Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandj@uj.ac.za                                to provide the qualifying learner (the professional nursing practitioner) with the
Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is                 further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/
to provide the qualifying student (the professional nursing practitioner) with the           abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as a nurse educator to promote
further development of her/his intellectual, practical and reflective competencies/          the health of the individual, family, group and community as an active member
abilities (knowledge, skills, attitudes and values) as a primary health care clinical        of the inter-sectoral, multi-professional and multi-disciplinary health teams. This
nurse practitioner to promote the health of the individual, family, group and                qualification shall lead to registration as a nurse educator with the SANC.
community, as an active member of the inter-sectoral, multi professional and
multi-disciplinary health teams. This qualification shall lead to registration as a
post-basic primary health care nurse with the SANC.




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BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREES (BTech)                                              Duration of programme:
                                                                                    Part-time: 2 years (Two full days per month)
Name of programme:
                                                                                    Full-time: 1 year (Four full days per month)
BTech (Biomedical Technology)
                                                                                    Contact details:
Admission requirements: A National Diploma in Biomedical Technology with a          Name: Ms Tracey Pieterse / Tel: 011 559 6230 / Email: traceyp@uj.ac.za
minimum of 60% is required in the NDip programme.
                                                                                    Brief description of programme: The programme is designed to build onto
Duration of programme: 1 year full-time                                             knowledge already acquired at Diploma level and will equip the student with
Contact details: Name: Ms Prisca Sigauke                                            knowledge in advanced radiographic procedures. Management and research
Tel: 011 559 6065 / Email: priscas@uj.ac.za                                         methodology add to the range of skills gained during the programme.
Brief description of programme: The coursework for the BTech Biomedical
                                                                                    Name of programme:
Technology comprises Integrated Pathophysiology IV, Molecular Biology IV,
Laboratory Management, and Research Methods.                                        BTech (Radiography Therapy)
                                                                                    Admission requirements:
Name of programme:                                                                  • A National Diploma: Radiography: Therapy, or an equivalent qualification at an
BTech (Environmental Health)                                                          equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee.
Admission requirements: A National Diploma in Environmental Health and              • Applicants holding a two-year Diploma in Radiography must apply for status
academic merit. A minimum of 60% is required in the NDip programme.                   for admission to the BTech Degree.
Duration of programme:                                                              Duration of programme:
Full-time: 1 year                                                                   Part-time: 2 years (Two full days per month)
Part-time: 2 years                                                                  Full-time: 1 year (Four full days per month)
Contact details:                                                                    Contact details:
Name: Mrs Martha Chadyiwa / Tel: 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za           Ms F Bhyat / Tel: 011 559 6243 / Email: fatimab@uj.ac.za
Brief description of programme: The modules for the BTech Environmental             Brief description of programme: The programme offers the student an
Health programme comprise of Research Methodology IV, Occupational                  opportunity to learn advanced radiotherapy and oncology procedures and
Health and Safety IV, Environmental Waste Management IV and Management              techniques, as well as management and research methodology skills.
Practice IV.
                                                                                    Name of programme:
Name of programme:                                                                  BTech (Radiography Ultrasound)
BTech (Radiography Diagnostic)                                                      Admission requirements:
Admission requirements:                                                             • A National Diploma: Radiography: Ultrasound, or an equivalent qualification at
• A National Diploma: Radiography, or an equivalent qualification at an               an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee.
  equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee.                          • Applicants holding a two-year Diploma in Radiography must apply for status
• Applicants holding a two-year Diploma in Radiography must apply for status          for admission to the BTech Degree.
  for admission to the BTech Degree.                                                • Applicants registering for the B Tech: Radiography: Ultrasound as a second
• Two years’ experience in Clinical Diagnostic Radiography is recommended.            category must hold a National Diploma: Radiography or an equivalent
                                                                                      qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee.



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Duration of programme:                                                                HONOURS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Part-time attendance is on a block system over one year if the applicant holds
                                                                                      Name of programme:
an NDip Radiography Ultrasound
Full-time: Attendance is on a block system over two years                             BA Hons (Biokinetics)
Contact details:                                                                      Admission requirements: AAccess will be provided to the student who is
Name: Ms Yasmin Casmod / Tel no: 011 559 6778 / Email yasminc@uj.ac.za                in possession of a BCom (Sport Management), BA (Sport Psychology), BA
                                                                                      (Sport Development), BA (Sport Communication), BSc (Sport Science) or any
Brief description of programme: The programme teaches the student to
                                                                                      equivalent qualification majoring in Human Movement Studies with a programme
produce and interpret images using high frequency sound. Management and
                                                                                      specific minimum level of competency on NQF Level 7, as prescribed by the
research methodology add to the range of skills gained during the programme.
                                                                                      Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Name of programme:                                                                    Duration of programme: 1 year full-time
BTech (Somatology)                                                                    Contact details:
Admission requirements:                                                               Name: Prof L Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
• National Diploma Somatology or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent         Brief description of programme: The course content for the Honours
  standard as determined by a Status Committee.                                       programme comprises Research Methodology, Biokinetics Practice, Orthopaedic
• In order to comply with the admission requirements, holders of the National         Rehabilitation, Chronic Exercise, Clinical Exercise Science Conditions,
  Diploma Beauty Technology who registered before 1994 must complete the              Pathophysiology, Physiology and Physical Wellness.
  following additional modules as for the National Diploma Somatology:
  – Computer skills                                                                   Name of programme:
  – Nutrition 3                                                                       BA Hons / BCom (Sport Management)
Duration of programme: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time                           Admission requirements: A potential student should be in possession of a
Contact details:                                                                      BCom (Sport Management) or any three year related qualification preferably
Name: Mrs Berta Norman / Tel: 011 559 6464 / Email: somatology@uj.ac.za               in Human Movement Studies. Applications for admission are considered by a
                                                                                      Departmental selection committee and a limited number is admitted every year.
Brief description of programme: Modules and Timetable
                                                                                      Duration of programme: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Semester 1                         Semester 2
DAY 1			                           DAY 1                                              Contact details:
Reflexology                        Aromatherapy                                       Name: Prof Willem Hollander / Tel: 011 559 1090 / Email: whollander@uj.ac.za
(specialised massage techniques)   Thai Massage                                       Brief description of programme: The course content for the Honours
Somatology Research Project        Permanent Make-up                                  programme comprises Research Methodology, Sport Management Practice,
DAY 2			                           DAY 2                                              Facility and Event Management, Sport Marketing, Sport Finance, Human
Somatechniques IV                  Business Practice                                  Resource Management in Sport and Strategic Management in Sport.
Permanent Make-up                  TT
Socio-Psychology                   Somatology Research Project
Research Methodology               Camouflage Therapy




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Name of programme:                                                                      Contact details:
BA Hons (Sport Science)                                                                 Name: Dr Chris Stein/ Tel: 011 559 6564/ Email: cstein@uj.ac.za
Admission requirements: A potential student should be in possession of a                Brief description of programme: The qualification will provide qualifying
BCom (Sport Management) or any three year related qualification preferably              students with the ability to perform independent scientific research with an
in Human Movement Studies. Applications for admission are considered by a               original component. Contribute to knowledge of and insight into emergency
Departmental selection committee and a limited number is admitted every year.           medical care as well as the specific discipline of research. To display skills in
                                                                                        related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a Master’s
Duration of programme: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
                                                                                        dissertation and to reflect upon decision-making, self-directedness and
Contact details:                                                                        contributions to medical science.
Name: Mr AJJ Lombard / Tel: 011 559 6965 / Email: rianl@uj.ac.za
Brief description of programme: The course content for the Honours                      Name of programme:
programme comprises Research Methodology, Sport Science Practice, Exercise              Master of Nursing Science
Science Sport Vision, Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology.                         Admission requirements: The entrance requirements for registration for a
Name of programme:                                                                      Master’s programme are as follows:
                                                                                        • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Science with a
BSc Hons (Sport Science)
                                                                                          minimum of 480 approved credits at NQF level 8 Nursing
Admission requirements: A BSc (Sport Science) or any related qualification              • The candidate must hold a post in the field of specialisation associated with
with a programme specific minimum level of competency on NQF level                        the Master’s programme studies.
6, generating a minimum of 360 credits. Application for admission are                   • The student must also have an appropriate certificate of registration with
considered by a Departmental selection committee.                                         the SA Nursing Council in the field of specialisation of proposed Masters
Duration of programme: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time                               programme in Nursing Science.The candidate who wishes to apply for a
Contact details:                                                                          Master’s programme in Nursing Education and Nursing Management must
Name: Mr AJJ Lombard / Tel: 011 559 6965 / Email: rianl@uj.ac.za                          also have passed Nursing Education and Nursing Management at a third year
                                                                                          level (NQF 8).
Brief description of programme: The course content of the Honours
                                                                                        • The candidate who wishes to apply for a Master’s programme in Psychiatric
programme comprises of Research Methodology, Sport Science, Practice,
                                                                                          Nursing Science must also pass the specific selection programme of this course.
Exercise Science Sport Vision, Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology.
                                                                                          More information is available from the prospective supervisors concerned.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                              • The candidate who aims to study for a Master’s programme in the Department
Name of programme:                                                                        of Nursing Sciences at the University of Johannesburg must arrange an
                                                                                          orientation meeting with the supervisor. This is to ensure that the candidate is
Master of Emergency Medical Care                                                          familiar with the selection criteria and other aspects of the Master’s Degree.
Admission requirements: A 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Medical                 • A short course in Research Methodology is recommended.
Care or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a
                                                                                        Duration of programme: Full-time: 2 year / Part-time: 3 years
Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.
                                                                                        Contact details:
Duration of programme:
                                                                                        Name: Dr C Downing (charlened@uj.ac.za) or Dr W Jacobs (wandaj@uj.ac.za)
Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years                                          Brief description of programme: The dissertation-based master’s programme
                                                                                        requires a comprehensive research project which is completed under the


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guidance of the supervisor. The coursework Master’s programme comprises a                 • Unpack environmental and occupational disasters that have local and
year’s seminars pertinent to the field of specialisation. Three examination papers          regional relevance as learning opportunities in primary, secondary and tertiary
are written at the end of the first year. In the second year of study a minor               prevention situations.
dissertation, comprising a research project of lesser magnitude, is completed             • Take strategic decisions within the context of environmental and occupational
under the guidance of a supervisor.                                                         health domains.
Master’s programmes are offered in the following fields of specialisation:
                                                                                          Name of programme:
• Professional Nursing Science: Ethos and Professional Practice
• Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Management                                        MPhil (Optometry)
• Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Education                                         Admission requirements: A Bachelors Degree in Optometry (or equivalent)
• Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing (General)                   Duration of programme:
• Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science                                         Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
• Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing                                              Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
• Primary Health Care Clinical Nursing Science, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care
                                                                                          Contact details:
• Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Science
                                                                                          Name: Mrs Emil Nel / Tel: 011 559 6827 / Email: emiln@uj.ac.za
• Community Health Nursing
• Occupational Health Nursing                                                             Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is to
                                                                                          provide qualifying students with the ability to:
Name of programme:                                                                        1. Perform independent scientific research with an original component.
Master of Public Health                                                                   2. Contribute to knowledge of and insight into Optometry as well as the specific
                                                                                             discipline of research.
Admission requirements: The minimum admission requirement is a
                                                                                          3. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation
Bachelor’s Degree at NQF 8 in a related Health Field e.g. Environmental Health,
                                                                                             through a Master’s dissertation.
Epidemiology. Applications from persons with equivalent qualifications will be
                                                                                          4. Only a Research Masters can be done.
considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s and
Faculty’s regulations                                                                     Name of programme:
Duration of programme:                                                                    MPhil (Biokinetics)
Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
                                                                                          Admission requirements: An Honours Degree in Biokinetics.
Contact details:
                                                                                          Duration of programme:
Name: Mrs Martha Chadyiwa / Tel 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za
                                                                                          Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
Brief description of programme:                                                           Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
On completion of this programme students will be able to:
                                                                                          Contact details:
• Contextualise Public Health within the region and relevant countries’ health
                                                                                          Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
  systems, with specific focus on environmental and occupational health.
• Conduct health risk assessments and to enumerate, understand, mitigate and              Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Master’s
  manage these risks.                                                                     programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation.
• Develop relevant epidemiology and research methodologies for local, regional
  environmental and occupational health risks.
• Develop a knowledge of related health economies.


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Name of programme:                                                                   MASTERS OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREES (MTech)
MPhil / MCom (Sport Management)                                                      Name of programme:
Admission requirements: Access will be provided to the student who is in             MTech (Biomedical Technology)
possession of an Honours qualification in Sport Management. In the case
                                                                                     Admission requirements: A BTech (Biomedical Technology) or an equivalent
of an interdisciplinary of interdisciplinary master’s programmes (MPhil),
                                                                                     qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and
additional admission requirements may be set by the two or more relevant
                                                                                     approved by the Faculty Board.
interdisciplinary fields/departments/faculties, and contained in the relevant
                                                                                     Duration of programme:
Faculty Rules and Regulations.
                                                                                     Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
Duration of programme:
                                                                                     Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
                                                                                     Contact details:
Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
                                                                                     Name: Ms Prisca Sigauke / Tel: 011 559 6065 / Email: priscas@uj.ac.za
Contact details:
                                                                                     Brief description of programme: At the end of this qualification students will
Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
                                                                                     have produced a research dissertation.
Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Master’s
programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation.             Name of programme:
                                                                                     MTech (Environmental Health)
Name of programme:
                                                                                     Admission requirements: BTech Environmental Health with an average of 65%
MPhil (Sport Science)                                                                or a equivalent qualification at a equivalent standard as determined by a status
Admission requirements: An Honours qualification in Sport Science.                   committee and approved by the faculty board.
Duration of programme:                                                               Duration of programme: Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years                                        Contact details:
Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years                                       Name: Mrs Martha Chadyiwa / Tel: 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za
Contact details:                                                                     Brief description of programme: To provide students with the skills to conduct
Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za                  independent research through advanced problem solving skills, and the
Brief description of programme: Students participating in the master’s               application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health.
programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation.
                                                                                     Name of programme:
                                                                                     MTech (Podiatry)
                                                                                     Admission requirements: A BTech Podiatry or an equivalent qualification in
                                                                                     Podiatry at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and
                                                                                     approved by the Faculty Board.The Department require a two page synopsis of
                                                                                     the research topic and methodology before the student is allowed to register or
                                                                                     commence with his/her Master’s studies. Must be registered with the HPCSA
                                                                                     as a Podiatrist.
                                                                                     Duration of programme:
                                                                                     Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
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Contact details:                                                                        DOCTOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (DTech)
Name: Ms Simiso Ntuli / Tel: 011 559 6910 / Email: sntuli@uj.ac.za
                                                                                        Name of programme:
Brief description of programme: Master’s programme is a full research
                                                                                        DTech (Biomedical Technology)
Degree. Students are required to undertake an independent research project
and write a dissertation.                                                               Admission requirements: MTech (Biomedical Technology) or an equivalent
                                                                                        qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and
Name of programme:                                                                      approved by the Faculty Board.
MTech (Radiography)                                                                     Duration of programme:
Admission requirements: BTech (Radiography) or equivalent qualification                 Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
with an average of 65%. Selection is based on approval by the Faculty                   Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
Research Committee.                                                                     Contact details: Name: Ms Prisca Sigauke
Duration of programme:                                                                  Tel: 011 559 6065 / Email: priscas@uj.ac.za
Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years                                           Brief description of programme: At the end of this qualification students will have
Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years                                          produced a research thesis.
Contact details:
                                                                                        Name of programme:
Name: Dr Heather Lawrence / Tel: 011 559 6887 / Email: heatherl@uj.ac.za
Brief description of programme: The programme is a full research degree.
                                                                                        DTech (Environmental Health)
Students are required to undertake a research project and write a dissertation.         Admission requirements: MTech (Environmental Health) or an equivalent qualification
                                                                                        at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and approved by the
Name of programme:                                                                      Faculty Board .
MTech (Somatology)                                                                      Duration of programme:
Admission requirements: A BTech (Somatology) or an equivalent qualification             Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and approved              Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
by the Faculty Board.                                                                   Contact details:
Duration of programme: Part-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years                   Name: Martha Chadyiwa/ Tel: 011 559 6239/ Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za
Contact details:                                                                        Brief description of programme: To provide students with the competency to apply
Name: Mrs Debbie Campbell / Tel: 011 559 6511 / Email: debbiec@uj.ac.za                 high level problem solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking at
                                                                                        the most advanced academic level, culminating in the production of a thesis in the field
Brief description of programme: The purpose of this qualification is to
                                                                                        of Environmental Health.
enable students to develop advanced applied research competencies within
the Somatology field. Students acquire the ability to find and define topics for        Name of programme:
research which they find relevant to their professional environment. Students
participating in the Master’s programme will be required to research, write and
                                                                                        DTech (Homoeopathy)
present a full dissertation under the guidance of a supervisor.                         Admission requirements: MTech (Homoeopathy) or an equivalent qualification at
                                                                                        an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and approved by the
                                                                                        Faculty Board.




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Duration of programme:                                                                       DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES
Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
                                                                                             Name of programme:
Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
                                                                                             Doctor of Nursing Science
Contact details:
Name: Dr Radmila Razlog / Tel: 011 559 6218 / Email: radmilar@uj.ac.za                       Admission requirements: A Master’s qualification in Advanced Nursing
                                                                                             Science/Professional Practise.
Brief description of programme: The purpose of this qualification is to
provide the qualifying student with advanced analytical problem-solving and                  The Doctoral study programme to be completed successfully.
reflective competencies as a homoeopathic practitioner, and to act as a leader               Duration of programme: Full-time: 3 years / Part-time: 4 years
within the homoeopathic research field. This will be achieved by making                      Contact details:
an original contribution to the knowledge content of homoeopathy through                     Name: Dr C Downing / Tel: 011 559 9063 / Email: charlened@uj.ac.za
independent research.                                                                        Name: Dr W Jacobs / Tel: 011 559 6996 / Email: wandaj@uj.ac.za

Name of programme:                                                                           Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification
                                                                                             is to provide the qualifying student with advanced critical, analytical, problem-
DTech (Radiography)                                                                          solving and reflective competencies as a nursing specialist to act as a leader
Admission requirements: An MTech Radiography or an equivalent qualification                  and consultant in health services and to make an original contribution to
with an average of 65% or at an equivalent standard as determined by the                     the knowledge content of the discipline through independent research. The
Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. Selection is based on                    qualifying student should display insight into the module discipline, as well
approval by the Faculty’s Research Committee.                                                as into research. This should include competence in the oral and written
Duration of programme:                                                                       communication of the research process and findings.
Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years                                               With specialisation choices in the following:
Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years                                               • Community Health Nursing Science
Contact details:                                                                             • Primary Health Care: Clinical Nursing, Diagnosis Treatment and Care
Dr Heather Lawrence / Tel: 011 559 6887 / Email: heatherl@uj.ac.za                           • Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nurse (General)
Brief description of programme: The student who successfully completes this                  • Maternal and Child Nursing Science: Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal
qualification will be able to apply higher level problem solving skills and critical,          Nursing Science
reflective thinking at the most advanced academic levels, culminating in the                 • Maternal and Child Nursing Science: Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Science
production of a thesis which meets the accepted criteria and ethical principles              • Professional Nursing Science: Ethos and Professional Practice
of the academic institution. In this way the student will make an original and               • Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Management
meaningful contribution to the existing body of knowledge for science and                    • Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Education
technology and supervise lower level research students.                                      • Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Science

                                                                                             Name of programme:
                                                                                             DPhil (Biokinetics)
                                                                                             Admission requirements: A Master’s Degree in Biokinetics.
                                                                                             Duration of programme:
                                                                                             Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
                                                                                             Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years

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Contact details:                                                                 Brief description of programme: The primary purpose of this qualification is to
Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za              provide qualifying students with the ability to:
Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Doctoral           1. Perform independent original and creative scientific research.
programme will be required to write and present a research thesis.               2. Contribute significant knowledge to and insight into Optometry as well as the
                                                                                     specific discipline of research.
Name of programme:                                                               3. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation
DCom (Sport Management)                                                              through a Doctoral dissertation.
Admission requirements: A Master’s Degree in Sport Management.                   4.		Reflect upon decision-making, self directedness and contributions to
                                                                                     Optometric Science.
Duration of programme:
                                                                                 5. Only a Research Doctorate can be done.
Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years                                   Name of programme:
Contact details:                                                                 DPhil (Sport Science)
Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
                                                                                 Admission requirements: A Master’s Degree in Sport Science.
Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Doctoral
                                                                                 Duration of programme:
programme will be required to write and present a research thesis.
                                                                                 Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
Name of programme:                                                               Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
DPhil (Sport Management)                                                         Contact details:
                                                                                 Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
Admission requirements: A Master’s Degree in Sport Management.
                                                                                 Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Doctoral
Duration of programme:
                                                                                 programme will be required to write and present a research thesis.
Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
Contact details:
Name: Prof Leon Lategan / Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za
Brief description of programme: Students participating in the Doctoral
programme will be required to write and present a research thesis.

Name of programme:
DPhil (Optometry)
Admission requirements: A relevant Master’s Degree. Refer to the Academic
Regulations of the University of Johannesburg.
Duration of programme:
Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years
Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years
Contact details:
Name: Mrs Emil Nel / Tel: 011 559 6827 / Email: emiln@uj.ac.za

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