Basic Underwater Medicine

Estimated cost: R10 001 – R20 000
Field Of Study: Occupational Medicine
Department Name: Health Systems and Public Health


The main aim of this programme is to train medical practitioners in diving medicine that will allow their designation as a medical examiner of divers

To provide candidates with the knowledge and competence to:
apply the physics, physiological and occupational medicine principles towards the medical examination of fitness for exposure to pressurised environments
perform the relevant medical examination to determine fitness for work

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 6 months
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: C De Mink
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 9389070
Latest Year Offered: 2022