Health Sciences undergraduate education at UCT: a story of transformation

S Afr Med J. 2012 Mar 2;102(6):477-80. doi: 10.7196/samj.5680.

Abstract

Undergraduate education and training in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town has become socially responsive. A story of transformation that is consonant with wider societal developments since the 1994 democratic elections, outlining the changes in undergraduate curricula across the faculty, is presented.

MeSH terms

  • African Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
  • Asian Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
  • Curriculum*
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate / methods*
  • European Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • School Admission Criteria
  • Schools, Medical*
  • Social Justice
  • South Africa
  • Students, Medical / statistics & numerical data
  • Universities*