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Maths & Science
Prepared to Study for Years
Medical Scientists are also sometimes known as biomedical scientists. They’re trained in biology and their mission is to find how the body works in specific relation to treating diseases and finding new cures and ways to diagnose them.
Medical scientists spend most of their time in laboratories conducting tests under very strict and safe conditions using very specialised equipment.
NSC/NC(V) with a Bachelor’s Degree pass.
Each institution has its own entry requirements.
Min 3 years
Postgraduate degrees for specialisation have varying durations
Medical scientists may be employed at the following institutions:
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
University of the Witwatersrand:
University of Stellenbosch:
University of Pretoria: