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  • Accredited for 120 Credits on NQF Level 8, SAQA ID: 102056
  • Council on Higher Education accredited
  • Accredited for 30 Ethical CEU's on Level 2

This qualification is aimed at health professions educators and practitioners who wish to further develop their leadership, management and education knowledge and skills in a global and inter-professional context.

This qualification has been developed in partnership with Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI). An institution with a 10-year track record of developing Educational Leaders in Africa.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education and Leadership is a part-time distance (e-Learning) qualification consisting of written reflections, written work-based assignments, video material of practice & reports as well as an innovative research project.

  • Affordability - It is arguably one of the most affordable accredited level 8 educational qualifications in South Africa.
  • Accessibility – Our distance learning and robust e-learning resources empower students who cannot access traditional tertiary institutions.

Admission Requirement:

To enrol for this qualification, potential students must possess:

  • An approved undergraduate degree in health sciences or equivalent qualification.


Study Material: the entire qualification can be accessed online, with recorded video lectures for each module.

Certification: Successful candidate will be awarded with a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education and Leadership (NQF Level 8).


  • R 300-00 application free (If successful, the application fee contributes to your total course fee)
  • R 19 230-00 (Inclusive of all VAT and taxes or 2019)
  • SAFRI Fellows receive a 50% discount. *Subject to meeting certain requirements.
  • SAMA Members receive a 10% discount. *Subject to meeting certain requirements.


Enrolment is closed for 2019 but you still submit an application for 2020.

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