Where Can I Study Neurology In South Africa

What is Neurology?

Neurology is the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and diseases

involving the nervous system, which comprises the brain, the spinal cord, and the peripheral nerves.

Where Can I Study Neurology In South Africa?

University of Cape Town.

University of the Witwatersrand.

University of Stellenbosch.

University of Pretoria.

University of KwaZulu-Natal.

North-West University.

University of South Africa.

How long does it take to study to be a neurologist in South Africa?

 Theoretical training: 5 years. – Student internship: 1 year. – Practical work at a hospital: 1 year (also known as the house doctor year).

Post-graduate study for specialization as a neurologist: MMed or FCP(SA): 4 years – e.g. UCT, UFS, US, UL, UP, Wits.

Are neurologists in demand in South Africa?

If you think about it, that’s about one neurologist per one million patients who depend on the public healthcare system in this country,”

he said. “And South Africa is one of the better-equipped countries on the continent when it comes to this scarce skills area.

How much does it cost to study neurology in South Africa?

Based on the tuition of 20,960 ZAR per year for 4 years.

What type of neurology pays the most?

Like other doctors, they also examine patients, review patient histories, and offer their diagnoses based on the available information.

 Neurosurgery is easily the best-paid career path in neuroscience. On average, neurosurgeons earn $620,101 per year according to Salary.com.