Medicine is an expensive area of study and not everyone can afford these tuition fees. Application for a bursary can be made, which is financial aid made available by an individual or institution to a deserving candidate to study in a specific field.
This article focuses on the numerous post-graduate medical and surgical specialties that exist. Doctors who have obtained their undergraduate/bachelor's degrees in medicine and surgery can decide to remain as general practitioners or train further.
The National Benchmark Tests are assessments done to measure a learner's academic readiness for university. When applying to study medicine, these evaluations are requested by the institution where the application is being made.
Applying for a medical student position at South African medical schools can be quite a daunting task. This article will help guide the prospective student through the process, and help make the application an easier task.
Forensic pathology is the study of pathology that focuses on determining the cause of death of a person. It is a sub-specialty of anatomical pathology and this article will discuss the training and schedule of a forensic pathologist.
Prospective medical students have a wide variety of medical schools to choose from. This article will focus on which universities have internationally accredited medical schools, and what they offer regarding their medical degrees.
An occupational health practitioner is a medical specialist who focuses on diagnosis, preventing and managing health issues that are related to a occupational exposure. This article will discuss the training and schedule of this specialist.
A paediatric surgeon is a sub-specialist who focuses on the surgical intervention of conditions that affect children. This article will discuss the schedule of these specialists as well as the different paediatric surgery sub-specialties that exist.
A cardiothoracic surgeon is a sub-specialist who deals with the surgical management of conditions of the heart, lungs and their great vessels. This article will discuss the conditions these specialists manage as well as their daily schedules.
An endocrine surgeon is a surgical specialist who deals with the surgical management of diseases and disorders that affect the endocrine glands of the body. This article will discuss the conditions these specialists manage and their daily schedule.