How Long Does It Take To study Gynaecology In South Africa?

What is Gynaecology?

Gynecology or gynecology is the area of medicine that involves the treatment of women’s diseases, especially those of the reproductive organs.


It is often paired with the field of obstetrics, forming the combined area of obstetrics and gynecology. The term comes from Greek and means “the science of women”.

How Long Does It Take To study Gynaecology In South Africa?

Theoretical training: 6 years. Student internship: 1 year. Practical work at a hospital: 1 year. Post-graduate study for specialization as a gynecologist: MMed or FCP(SA): 4 years – UKZN, UCT, UFS, US.

Schools That Offer Gynaecology Courses In South Africa

Below is the List Of Gynaecology Schools In South Africa;

Wits University

University of Pretoria

Stellenbosch University

University Of The Free State

How much does it cost to study Gynaecology in South Africa?

First ConsultationR1400.00
Follow-up Consultations (excluding post-caesarian section wound check, which is free)R950.00

How much does a gynecologist make in South Africa?

The average pay for a Gynecologist is ZAR 2,031,815 a year and ZAR 977 an hour in South Africa.

The average salary range for a Gynecologist is between ZAR 1,363,458 and ZAR 2,720,662. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Gynecologist.

Which University is best for Gynecology in South Africa?

Wits University.

The University of Cape Town.

The University of Free State.

Stellenbosch Universit