An applicant may be considered for admission provided that:
- s/he is registered as a medical practitioner with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, or s/he has a qualification from another university that would allow the candidate to register as a medical practitioner, or in the case of a foreign graduate wishing to train as a supernumerary registrar, s/he has limited registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa; and
- s/he is a holder of a training post in one of the teaching hospitals attached to the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University, or in the School of Pathology, or in another institution approved by the Senate and the Health Professions Council of South Africa, subject to the provisions of specific rules for specialties and sub-specialties; and
- s/he is the holder, of a minimum of two years’ standing, of the degree Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of this University or of any other university; or
- is the holder of, either A. an appropriate degree of Master of Medicine of the University; or B. an appropriate specialist or sub-specialist qualification awarded by one of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, or by an institution recognised by the Senate to be of equivalent standing, and
- s/he accepts the condition that, whether as Registrar or Supernumerary Registrar, s/he may be subject to a period of probation of a maximum of one year and that at the end of this period, the department or division concerned may advise the Senate that the registration of the candidate be cancelled.