Qualification & Code 
Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview
Bloemfontein 3 years Semester 1 360 6 National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. Selection
Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in Physical Science or Biology or Physiology is required. Mathematics is recommended.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in Life Sciences or Physical Science is required.

A minimum of 27points on CUT scoring scale for the National Senior Certificate.

Career Opportunities

Somatologists find a wealth of opportunities within this diverse industry, both nationally and internationally. Positions are found within Skin and Health Care Clinics; Private Practices, Medical Centres, Health Spas, Product Company Sales Representatives and Trainers; Cruise Liners and Airlines.


Students can obtain an internationally recognised CIDESCO diploma at the end of their third year of study.


1st YEAR

LCS5011 LCS5012 Academic Literacy and Communication Studies
AEP115E AEP125E Aesthetic Practices I
ANP115E ANP125E Anatomy & Physiology I
DLC5011 Basic Digital Literacy
BUS115E Business Management I
HYG115E HYG125E Microbial Hygiene I
NMR5012 Numeracy
SCI115E SCI125E Science I
SOB115E SOB125E Somatic Therapy Body I
SOF115E SOF125E Somatic Therapy Face I
PIM5011 Personal Information Management

2nd YEAR

AEP216E AEP226E Aesthetic Practices II
ANP216E ANP226E Anatomy & Physiology II
BUS216E BUS226E Business Management II
CAR216E CAR226E Complimentary Therapies I
SCI216E SCI226E Science II
SOB216E SOB226E Somatic Therapy Body II
SOF216E SOF226E Somatic Therapy Face II
SOP116E SOP126E Socio-psychology I
SOM116W SOM126W Somatology Work-integrated Learning I


AEP316E AEP326E Aesthetic Practices III
BPH116E BPH126E Basic Pharmacology I
BUS316E BUS326E Business Management III
CAR316E CAR326E Complimentary Therapies II
SOB316E SOB326E Somatic Therapy Body III
SOF316E SOF326E Somatic Therapy Face III
SOM216W SOM226W Somatology Work-integrated Learning II

For more information contact: Department of Health Sciences

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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