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

What is Psychiatry?

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.

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These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. See glossary of psychiatry.

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

Psychiatrists are required to complete four years of undergraduate school, four years of medical school, and a further three to seven years of internship and specialized residency training.

Schools That Offer Psychiatry Courses In South Africa

The University of Cape Town.

Stellenbosch University.

Northwest University – South Africa.

What are the requirements to study psychiatry in South Africa?

Required Qualification/s

To practice as a Psychiatrist, you need to have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBChB),

followed by a Master in Medicine, specializing in Psychiatry. Prospective students also need to be registered with the HPCSA.

Which universities offer psychiatry in South Africa?

Best Global Universities for Psychiatry/Psychology in South

The University of Cape Town.

Stellenbosch University.

northwest University – South Africa.

How much is a psychiatrist paid in South Africa?

The average psychiatrist’s salary in South Africa is R 408 000 per year or R 209 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 144 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 408 000 per year.

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