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Pharmacy

M.Pharm.

The M.Pharm. is a clinical research based degree and is examined by dissertation. Areas of research include:

  • Diabetic care
  • Drug Utilization Research

Contact the department for information about specific research topics and available supervisors.

M.Sc.

The M.Sc. degree is a laboratory based research degree and is examined by dissertation. Areas of research include:

  • Cyclic Peptides
  • Industrial Pharmacy

Contact the department for information about specific research topics and available supervisors.

Ph.D.

Please contact the department for information on topics and available promoters.

M.A. (Health and Welfare Management)

Admission

Candidates must hold an Honours or equivalent degree.

Duration of study

The programme shall extend over at least two years.

Pragramme

Candidates must complete modules with a total value of 240 credits, as follows:

  1. Core courses:
    • Health and Welfare Management Systems (VWM501) 30 credits
    • Research Methods and Statistics in Health and Welfare Management (HHR501) 30 credits
    • Financial Management in Health and Welfare Services (ZHF501) 30 credits
    • General and Strategic Management in Health and Welfare Services (EBMH501) 30 credits
    • Managing Human Resources in Health and Welfare Services (EZH501) 30 credits

       

  2. Elective courses: A selection must be made from the following elective courses to give a minimum total credit value of 42.
    • Private Practice and Entrepreneurship in Health and Welfare Services (EBMN501) 28 credits
    • Labour Relations in Health and Welfare Services (EIH401) 28 credits
    • Health and Welfare in Community Context (SMH501) 28 credits
    • Quality Management in Health and Welfare (VWQ501)28 credits
    • Geoinformation Systems for Health and Welfare Management (GIS501) 28 credits
    • Informatics in Health and Welfare Management (WRW501) 28 credits
    • Managed Care - Applications for Pharmacy (ZHM501) 14 credits
    • Introduction to Health Economics (ZHE501) 14 credits
    • Psychological Health and Well-being in the Workplace (SPW501) 14 credits
    • Epidemiology in Health and Welfare Management (VWE501) 14 credits
    • Health and Welfare Policy Development (SOH501) 14 credits

       

  3. Treatise

    The candidate must complete a treatise on a management oriented, work-based topic in which one of the five departments of the Faculty will act as the main Study Promoter.

    • (HTZ501) Department of Human Movement Science
    • (VTZ501) Department of Nursing Science
    • (ZTZ501) Department of Pharmacy
    • (SPZ501) Department of Psychology
    • (SWZ501) Department of Social Development Professions

Evaluation

Core and elective modules shall be evaluated by means of formal written examinations or by continuous evaluation of practical course work. The treatise shall be examined by both internal and external examiners.

Contact information
Prof Ilse Truter
Professor in Pharmacy & Leader of DURU
Tel: 27 41 5042131
ilse.truter@mandela.ac.za