By | August 25, 2023

What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart. Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart and the cardiovascular system. 

How Many Years To Study Cardiology In South Africa?

Specialist cardiologists in South Africa typically study for about 10 years. At least 4 of these years are spent in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and the additional 4 to 5 years are spent on post-graduate studies including residency.

How long does it take to become a cardiologist in South Africa?

In South Africa, cardiology training is a three-year subspecialist degree following the four-year training as a general physician (after being a house officer and having completed the community service time, bringing the total number of years for training to 15 years).

What are the requirements to study cardiology in South Africa?

In order for you to get accepted at a University in South Africa, or (Colleges that use APS scores) for a qualification in Cardiology, you should possess a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with an APS score of between 35 – 45. APS score is determined by the Grade 12 marks or results.

How much does a cardiologist make in South Africa?

The average pay for a Cardiologist is ZAR 3,266,997 a year and ZAR 1,571 an hour in Pretoria, South Africa. The average salary range for a Cardiologist is between ZAR 2,120,281 and ZAR 4,322,237. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Cardiologist.

Which doctor earns a lot of money in South Africa?

Having said that, the number 1 highest-paying specialist doctor is a neurosurgeon. Studying to be a neurosurgeon in South Africa is quite a rigorous, extensive process—not to mention stressful—which is why these specialist doctors are paid up to an average of R3. 3 million Rand a year.

What type of Cardiologist makes the most money?

High-Paying Cardiologist Jobs

  • Interventional Cardiologist.
  • Electrophysiologist.
  • Invasive Cardiologist.
  • Physician Non-Invasive Cardiologist.
  • Pediatric Cardiologist.
  • Cardiovascular Specialist.