Homoeopathic Training

Professional Training in Homoeopathy
Homoeopathic training in South Africa involves a five year full-time degree (M.Tech Hom). Registration with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) is a statutory requirement and graduates become eligible for registration upon completion of their academic and statutory requirements.

The only approved and recognised degree for registration as a Homoeopathic practitioner with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) is the 5 year fulltime masters degree (M.Tech Hom) from either the University of Johannesburg (UJ) or Durban University of Technology (DUT). Note that this qualification is not merely a preference but a legislated requirement. In addition, in order to practice as a Homoeopath in South Africa one has to be registered with the AHPCSA. As such, unregistered practice constitutes a criminal offence.

Correspondence courses or any other certificates, diplomas or degrees are not suitable for registration as a homoeopathic practitioner in SA.

Foreign Qualifications
With respect to foreign qualifications, please refer to the applications section on the AHPCSA website.

NOTE: Any holder of a qualification evaluated by SAQA to be of a level less than that of the Old NQF 8 and New NQF 9 (same level as M.Tech Hom) will be referred for assessment and recommendation for entering in to the degree programs at either the University of Johannesburg or Durban University of Technology.

Any person, in possession of a foreign qualification, wishing to apply to register as homoeopathic practitioner should liaise with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) with respect to their application.

Internship
The HSA is currently investigating the development and implementation of an internship program that would meet the needs of the graduate, profession and healthcare needs of South Africa. Prior to registration as a homoeopathic practitioner, any applicant must have completed the prescribed, approved internship program. A gazette published by the AHPCSA has signified the intention of the AHPCSA to institute an internship.

Professional registration
It should be noted that in terms of the Allied Health Professions Act, 1982 (Act 63 of 1982), any person wishing to prescribe homoeopathic medicine or practice homoeopathy in South Africa must be registered as a homoeopathic practitioner with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). This includes medical practitioners and it is for this reason that dual registration is allowed for medical practitioners with both the Health Professions Council (HPCSA) and the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPCSA).

Contact Details

Durban University of Technology

Department of Homoeopathy
Tel (Departmental Secretary) : +2731 373 2514
Tel (Dr. A. Ross - Head of Department) : +2731 373 2542
E-mail : ashleyr@dut.ac.za
Website : www.dut.ac.za

University of Johannesburg

Department of Homoeopathy
Tel (Departmental Secretary): +2711 559 6218
Tel : (Dr. R. Razlog - Head of Department) : +2711 559 6233
E-mail : radmilar@uj.ac.za
Website : www.uj.ac.za

SA Faculty of Homoeopathy

The SA Faculty of Homoeopathy has notified the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa of its intention to close at the end of 2012. No new intake of students will thus take place into 2013.

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