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|Tuition Fees:||$1,012 /year|
|Applications Begin:||1 April 2021|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of DIagnostic Ultrasound|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Health Sciences|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
The purpose of the qualification is to develop a competent professional, who has a thorough knowledge and the skills required for the profession of Diagnostic Ultrasound and who has gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in accredited workplaces.
Successful completion of this qualification will entitle the student to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Sonographer.
After completion of the programme, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the knowledge of natural and life sciences and pathology that enables application in the clinical field.
2. Assess and perform patient care in a manner which ensures that the patient’s welfare is maintained.
3. Apply the principles of human rights, ethics and medical law which ensure the wellbeing of the patient.
4. Perform the sonographic protocols and procedures to produce optimum quality images in the specified areas of diagnostic ultrasound.
5. Critically assess the sonographic images and apply pattern recognition to determine aberrant appearances in keeping with pathology.
6. Apply the ultrasound specific measures which ensure that the health and safety of patients, self, and colleagues are maintained.
7. Plan, develop and apply total quality management appropriate to the sonographic context.
8. Demonstrate research skills and foster a research climate in Ultrasound imaging.
Anatomy and Physiology 1 ANP01Y1
Applied Physics APP01Y1
Imaging Technology 1 IMT02Y1
Professional Practice PRP01Y1
Ultrasound Clinical Practice 1 UCP01Y1
Ultrasound Practice 1 USP01Y1
Anatomy and Physiology 2 ANP01Y2
Professional Practice and Research Principles PRR01Y2
Ultrasound Clinical Practice 2 UCP01Y2
Ultrasound Physics Instrumentation UPI01Y2
Ultrasound Practice 2 USP01Y2
Applied Psychology APY01Y3 PRR01Y2
Management Principles and Practice MPP01Y3
Research Methods REM01Y3
Specialized Ultrasound SUS01Y3
Ultrasound Clinical Practice 3 UCP01Y3
Ultrasound Practice 3 USP01Y3
Radiographic Management RGM01Y4
Research Project 4 RPR01Y4
Specialized Ultrasound SUS01Y4
Ultrasound Clinical Practice 4 UCP01Y4
Ultrasound Practice 4 USP01Y4
• All programmes are presented in English only.
• All the programmes require English as a grade 12 subject.
• There are some programmes that accept Mathematics as a grade 12 subject.
• There are some programmes were either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy are accepted as a grade 12 subject;
• Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS);
• Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places, as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training, for new undergraduate first years;
NSC Suitable for Degree Studies
Minimum APS – 26
English – 5 (60%)
Mathematics – 4 (50%)
Mathematics literacy – 4 (50%)
Life Sciences – 4 (50%)
Physical Sciences – 4 (50%)
An Admission Point Score of at least 3
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS
Please note the following:
— No application fee will be charged for online applications.
— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.
An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.
Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.
NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.
Practitioners uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of body structures
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*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R16,780
35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.
All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000
International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000
ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610
The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
For International Students:
**International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R16,780) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R19,820
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.