Where Can I Study Forensic Pathology In South Africa

What is Forensic Pathology?

Forensic pathology is a pathology that focuses on determining the cause of death by examining a corpse. 

Where Can I Study Forensic Pathology In South Africa?

The FMHS offers several excellent academic training programs, such as the Forensic Pathology program at Stellenbosch University,

underpinned by research of the highest quality and supported by well-integrated quality assurance and academic administration structures and processes.

How do I become a forensic pathologist in South Africa?

The only way to become a forensic pathologist is to qualify as a medical doctor and then specialize in forensic pathology. This Honours program is to train students to become forensic scientists.

How many forensic pathologists are there in South Africa?

Just to play the game, we need 155 forensic pathologists in South Africa but 300 would be paradise. Currently, there are about 80 of us nationwide.