University of The Free State Postgraduate Application Form

University of The Free State Postgraduate Application Form

Application for Postgraduate Study

University of The Free State Postgraduate Application Form, For information about postgraduate degrees and diplomas that can be obtained in the Faculty of Health Sciences, as well as admission requirements, please refer to the Yearbooks page (Academic Programmes).

Visit the Prospective student webpage for applications, Kovsies prospectus, faculty booklets, and much more.

Become a UFS student in 9 steps:

Step 1: Apply online or in hard copy (undergraduate).
Step 2: Your application form is processed. You will receive a student number. If you have not submitted the required documents, you will be requested to do so in order to finalise your application.
Step 3: You are conditionally admitted once you meet all the admission requirements.
Step 4: If you have applied for campus residence, you will now receive correspondence from Housing and Residence Affairs.
Step 5: If you are accepted when the final Grade 12 results become available, in January 2020, you will receive a letter of acceptance.
Step 6: You have to make prepayments five (5) days prior to registration in January 2020. Use your student number as the reference number.
Step 7: Register during January 2020.
Step 8: Get your study material and timetable after registration.
Step 9: Enjoy your classes, which start early February 2020.

Application Procedure

The procedure for application for postgraduate study at the various schools of the Faculty of Health Sciences differs per school and per department. The Faculty of Health Sciences consists of three schools, namely:

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SCHOOL FOR ALLIED
HEALTH PROFESSIONS
SCHOOL OF NURSING
Postgraduate degrees and diplomas:

The School of Medicine offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and diplomas.

  • Honours degrees
  • Diploma qualifications
  • Master’s degrees
  • PhD degrees

Please refer to the Yearbooks page (Academic Programmes)

Admission requirements:

 

Some programmes have additional admission requirements and the relevant department or Postgraduate Administrative Office should be contacted.

Specialists and subspecialists are appointed by the Department of Health and the Head of Department.

Selection criteria:

 

The final selection is subject to the discretion of the Head of the Department.

Application for admission:

The completed official UFS Application form must be submitted for selection to:

Postgraduate Administration Office
Muller Potgieter Building
School of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
UFS
PO Box 339 (G40)
Bloemfontein
9300

Contact:

Ms M du Randt
T: +27 51 401 7500
E: Madeleine du Randt

Departments:

Postgraduate studies are offered by the various departments, namely:

  • Exercise and Sport Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry

All applications for admission as postgraduate students must be sent to the specific applicable department.

Selection criteria:

For the minimum average required in the final year of the undergraduate programme, for entrance to the postgraduate programmes, please refer to the Yearbook (Academic Programmes).

For all programmes, an English proficiency test also applies, which must be passed with a mark of at least 65%.

Selection for postgraduate studies is also subject to an interview of the prospective student/candidate with the Head of Department and relevant lecturer(s).

The final selection is subject to the discretion of the Head of the Department.

Bridging courses may be required, depending on the needs of the applicant and in consultation with the lecturers and Head of the Department.

Application for admission:

 

Application documents are available on the Prospective student webpage, or from the Postgraduate Administration Office of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Contact:

To contact the secretary or Head of the Department, please refer to the webpage of the department, or contact:

Ms M du Randt
Postgraduate Administration Office
Muller Potgieter Building
School of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
UFS
PO Box 339 (G40)
Bloemfontein
9300

T: +27 51 401 7500
E: Madeleine du Randt

Postgraduate degrees and short learning programmes:
  • Postgraduate degrees (refer to Yearbook (Academic Programmes).
  • Short Learning Programmes
Application for admission:

Completed UFS application forms and postgraduate selection form must be submitted to:

The Programme Director:
Postgraduate Programme
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
UFS
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300

For inquiries with regard to nursing, please call:

June Klopper,
Administrative Office:
Postgraduate Programme
T: +27 51 401 2361
F: +27 51 401 3399

For inquiries with regard to short learning programmes, please contact:

The Director: Unit for the Promotion of Nursing Excellence
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
UFS
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300

For other enquiries, please contact:
T: +27 51 401 3629 or
F: +27 51 401 3282
E: Diane Keegan

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Note: Please quote your student number on all letters to the university.

 

General Orientation

The General Rules of the university, revised where necessary, are applicable to this faculty. It is the exclusive responsibility of the student to familiarise themselves with the General and Faculty Rules. Rules apply to the various degrees and diplomas.

Please refer to the following document for appropriate year

• General Institutional Rules and Regulations (Advanced and Postgraduate qualifications)
under Policy Documents.