Where Can I Study Cardiology In South Africa

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. 

Where Can I Study Cardiology In South Africa?

University of Stellenbosch

University of Cape Town

University of the Free State

University of the Witwatersrand

University of KwaZulu-Natal.

How long does it take 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.

What are the needed requirements to become a cardiologist in South Africa?

To become a specialist cardiologist in South Africa, you will need the following qualifications: Certificate (National Senior Certificate or National Certificate (V)

with Bachelor’s Degree Pass) Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Medicine) Post-graduate Degree (Master of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery)

How many cardiologists are in South Africa?

The number of registered cardiologists in the country is currently about 200 for 52 million South Africans (one for 260,000).