The Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) Health Systems Sciences track is a 3 year, full-time ENTRY LEVEL DEGREE. Postgraduate study is required to qualify for the job market.
The course content for the Health Systems Sciences plan includes Health Systems, Informatics, Public Health, and Management and a combined Physiology/Anatomy module.
The first year curriculum includes Biology, Chemistry, Physics, System Dynamics for Health and Health System Sciences. The curriculum at first year is common to all the BHSc plans (Biomedical Sciences, Health Systems Sciences, and Biokinetics). First year courses are taught on the Braamfontein Campus. In second year, students choose their plan of study, and their curriculum becomes more specialised. Second and third year courses are taught on the Health Sciences Campus in Parktown.
After completing the degree, honours study options include Public Health, Human Biology, Bioethics and Health, Epidemiology, Implementation Science and Health Economics.