Doctorate On Campus

Complementary Medicine

University of Johannesburg

24 months
797 EUR/year
1065 EUR/year
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Complementary Medicine from University of Johannesburg offers learners a preferred experience; innovative methods of training with a focus on problem-based education complemented by appropriate facilities including a well-equipped dissection facility and laboratories. 


Complementary Medicine from University of Johannesburg aims to help students demonstrate a systematic understanding of the domain of CM and a mastery of the skills and methods of research associated within the domain of Health Sciences.

Students at Complementary Medicine from University of Johannesburg will:

  • Identify, design, construct and execute a substantial original research project at the highest level with scholarly integrity; 
  • Collect appropriate data in a precise and logical manner and evaluate and judge the information obtained; 
  • Acquire learning abilities in the research context including the assessment of scientific literature, construction and execution of a research project, analysis of data and the production of sound scientific arguments;
  • Make relevant, reasonable and justified conclusions through original research that make a contribution that extends the frontier of knowledge by developing a substantial body of work in an area of CM,some of which merits national or international refereed publications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project and Thesis
  • Homoeopathy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master of Health Sciences in Complementary Medicine (Homeopathy or Phytotherapy),
  • Master of Technology: Homoeopathy 
  • An Equivalent qualification in a relevant field at an NQF level 9, generating a minimum of 180 credits for example: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, Medicinal Plant Science or related analytical fields.  
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document.
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
  • Provide proof of a non -  refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
  • Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    797 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1065 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1065 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National students fee per semester is R9 790,00 - R19 660,00
  • International students fee per year is R14,634 – R171,158.

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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