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Diploma : SOMATOLOGY

DP_SOM

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

3 Years

Semester 1

360

6

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.

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

1st YEAR

SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
LCS5011LCS5012Academic Literacy and Communication Studies
AEP115EAEP125EAesthetic Practices I
ANP115EANP125EAnatomy & Physiology I
DLC5011
Basic Digital Literacy
BUS115E
Business Management I
HYG115EHYG125EMicrobial Hygiene I

NMR5012Numeracy
SCI115ESCI125EScience I
SOB115ESOB125ESomatic Therapy Body I
SOF115ESOF125ESomatic Therapy Face I
PIM5011
Personal Information Management

2nd YEAR

AEP216EAEP226EAesthetic Practices II
ANP216EANP226EAnatomy & Physiology II
BUS216EBUS226EBusiness Management II
CAR216ECAR226EComplimentary Therapies I
SCI216ESCI226EScience II
SOB216ESOB226ESomatic Therapy Body II
SOF216ESOF226ESomatic Therapy Face II
SOP116ESOP126ESocio-psychology I
SOM116WSOM126WSomatology Work-integrated Learning I

3RD YEAR

AEP316EAEP326EAesthetic Practices III
BPH116EBPH126EBasic Pharmacology I
BUS316EBUS326EBusiness Management III
CAR316ECAR326EComplimentary Therapies II
SOB316ESOB326ESomatic Therapy Body III
SOF316ESOF326ESomatic Therapy Face III
SOM216WSOM226WSomatology Work-integrated Learning II

For more information contact: Department of Health Sciences

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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