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Anatomists and physiologists study the anatomy and physiology of humans to understand human diseases and help to improve human health. Anatomy is the cornerstone of medical science and is a very wide scientific field.
Anatomists can carry out studies in the fields of human biology, endocrinology, histology, physical anthropology, plants or the anatomy of animals.
Depending on the specific career path you wish to take, you will typically need the following qualifications to become an anatomist or physiologist in South Africa:
Different educational institutions may have different admission requirements; however, you will typically be required to demonstrate competency in the following subjects:
Anatomists or physiologists in South Africa typically study for more than 6 years.
Anatomists and physiologists in South Africa often work in the following places:
To find more information about anatomists and physiologists in South Africa, contact the South African Council for Natural Science Practitioners.