NMU Opens Applications For MBChB Degree

Applicants interested in applying for a place in Nelson Mandela University's new MBChB degree can do so now as applications have officially opened. The first intake for the programme is set to enrol in March.

Applicants interested in applying for a place in Nelson Mandela University's new Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree can do so now as applications have officially opened. The first intake for the programme is set to enrol in March. The first cohort will be made up of 50 students. 

This is a six year degree. 

The purpose of Nelson Mandela University’s MBChB programme will be to train caring, competent and committed primary health care oriented, medical doctors who will work as members of inter-professional teams, to practice in holistic, culturally sensitive and comprehensive ways.

The following National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent subjects are required:

  • English (either as home language or first additional language) NSC minimum 60%.
  • Mathematics NSC minimum 60%.
  • Physical Science NSC minimum 60%.
  • Life Science NSC minimum 60%.

Please note that these subjects refer to the minimum requirements for degree entry and are not a guarantee for entrance into the programme.

In planning your budget for your studies, the following costs need to be considered:

  • HPCSA fees – registration as a MBChB student
  • Computer to access e-assessments, Moodle System and textbooks
  • Vaccinations
  • Uniforms (White coat, scrubs, T-Shirts) as needed
  • Equipment costs (e.g. stethoscope)
  • Transport

NMU has however said that these costs will be factored into your total student fees.

How To Apply

CLICK HERE TO START APPLYING.

Applications for this degree will close on 5 February 2021. All applications will be reviewed only once the application process has closed.

 

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