UFS School of Allied Health Professions Postgraduate Application

UFS School of Allied Health Professions Postgraduate Application

UFS School of Allied Health Professions Postgraduate Application – Apply Now:

Application Procedure 

The application procedure for postgraduate study in the various schools of the Faculty of Health Sciences differs per school and per department. The Faculty of Health Sciences consists of three schools, namely:



Postgraduate studies are offered by the various departments, namely:

  • Exercise and Sport Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry

All applications for admission as postgraduate students must be sent to the specific applicable department.

Selection criteria

For the minimum average required in the final year of the undergraduate programme, for entrance to the postgraduate programmes, please refer to the Rule Books of Academic Programmes.

For all programmes, an English proficiency test also applies, which must be passed with a mark of at least 65%.

Selection for postgraduate studies is also subject to an interview of the prospective student/candidate with the Head of Department and relevant lecturer(s).

The final selection is subject to the discretion of the Head of the Department.

Bridging courses may be required, depending on the needs of the applicant and in consultation with the lecturers and Head of the Department.

Application for admission

Application documents are available on the Prospective student webpage, or from the Postgraduate Administration Office of the Faculty of Health Sciences.


To contact the secretary or Head of the Department, please refer to the web page of the department, or contact:

M du Randt
Postgraduate Administration Office
Muller Potgieter Building
School of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
PO Box 339 (G40)

T: +27 51 401 7500
E: Madeleine du Randt


General Orientation

The General Rules of the university, revised where necessary, are applicable to this faculty. It is the exclusive responsibility of students to familiarise themselves with the General and Faculty Rules. Rules apply to the various degrees and diplomas.

Please refer to the following documents for the appropriate year:

  • General Institutional Rules and Regulations (Advanced and Postgraduate qualifications)
    under Policy Documents.