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MBBCh / MBChB at University of the Witwatersrand
Course Description
Final year -
1. Rotations through major clinical disciplines ( Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Primary Care)
2. continue to integrate basic sciences and psychosocial domains with the clinical sciences.
3. three week elective period which may be taken locally or outside South Africa. There will be assessment at the end of each block as well as an integrated exam at the end of the year.

Course Content
Introduction to Medical
Sciences I
• Chemistry 1 (
• Physics 1
• Medical Thought & Practice
• Sociological Foundations of
Health
• Psychological Foundations of Health

Entry Requirements
NSC, Mathematics 5, Physical Sciences and / or Biology 5