Where Can I Study Radiology In South Africa

What is Radiology?

Radiology is the medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose diseases and guide their treatment, within the bodies of humans and other animals.

Where Can I Study Radiology In South Africa?

The University of Pretoria offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Radiography in three professional fields, namely Diagnostics, Radiation Therapy and Nuclear Medicine.

The Department of Radiography of the Faculty of Health Sciences is one of two such departments in South Africa offering a degree course.

How long is the radiology course in South Africa?

The HPCSA accredited programme traditionally extends over 4-5 years.

Are radiologist in demand in South Africa?

The health sector of South Africa is burdened by the shortage of radiologists leading to the under-reporting of radiographic images and ultimately mismanagement of patients.

What are the requirements to study radiology in South Africa?

Admission RequirementsMinimum APS of 31, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%+) and Life Sciences 5 (60%+).

How much does a radiologist make in South Africa?

The average salary for a Radiologist is R 31 936 per month in South Africa.