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UL Bachelor Of Medical Science Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of Limpopo (UL) Bachelor Of Medical Science.

Medical Science Undergraduate

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First year level

In first year level of B.Sc. (Med.Sci), students follow a standard biological science curriculum including English and introduction to Medical Sciences.

Name of Module

Code

Introduction to medical Sciences I and II

MMSI 011 and 012

Chemistry for Health Sciences I and II

SCHE011 and 012

Physics

SPHY011 and SPHY

Biological Sciences for Health Sciences

SBIO011

Animal Biology

SZOO012

Introduction to Algebra and Statistics

SSMA012

English

HENG011

Second year level

In the second year level of B.Sc. (Med. Sci.), students study the following modules: Human Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Pathology and Human Physiology.

Name of Module

Code

Human Anatomy I and II

MMSA021 and 022

Physiology for Health Sciences I and II

SPIA021 and 022

Introduction to Medical Biochemistry I and II

MMEA021 and 022

Pathology I and II

MPAA021 and MPAB022

Third year level

In the third year level, students continue with Medical Biochemistry and introductory modules in Chemical Pathology, Medical Genetics, Haematology, Immunology and Medical Microbiology and Introduction to Research Methodology.

Name of Module

Code

Compulsory Modules

Advanced Medical Biochemistry I and II

MMEA031 and 031

Introduction to Research Methodology

MMSA032

Elective  Modules (Students choose any three of the following)

Introduction to Haematology

MHAA031

Introduction to Medical Microbiology

MMCA031

Introduction to Human Genetics

MHGA031

Introduction to Chemical pathology

MCAP032

Introduction to Immunology

MIMA032

Fourth/final year level

In the fourth year of study, students choose one of the following modules: Chemical Pathology, Medical Genetics, Haematology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology and continue with Research Methodology focusing on statistical analyses (Biostatistics). Students are introduced to specialization, i.e. choose one of the above mentioned modules. Students are requested to carry out a research project, which includes preparation of a project proposal, data collection and analysis and then a written a project report. On completion a student can continue directly to M.Sc. (Medical Sciences) provided he/she has met the requirements of University of Limpopo.

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Name of Module

Code

Compulsory Modules

Research Methodology

MMSA041

Elective  Modules (Students choose any one of the following  five module combinations)

Combination I

Advanced HaematologyI

MHAA041

Advanced Haematology II

MHAA042

Heamatology Research

MHAA040

Combination II

Advanced Chemical PathologyI

MCAP041

Advanced Chemical pathology II

MCAP042

Chemical Pathology Research

MCAP040

Combination III

Advanced Immunology I

MIMA041

Advanced Immunology II

MIMA042

Immunology Research

MIMA040

Combination IV

Advanced Human Genetics I

MHGA041

Advanced Human Genetics II

MHGA042

Human Genetics Research

MHGA040

Combination V

Advanced Medical MicrobiologyI

MMCA041

Advanced Medical Microbiology II

MMCA042

Medical Microbiology Research

MMCA040

However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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