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Course Information and Fees

BTech: SOMATOLOGY (Will be phased out by 2020 and this will be replaced by an Advanced Diploma in Somatology qualification in 2021) baccalaureus technologiae

SOMATOLOGY (Will be phased out by 2020 and this will be replaced by an Advanced Diploma in Somatology qualification in 2021)

BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

This programme will afford Somatology graduates the opportunity to advance their studies in the wellness sciences, allowing them to specialise in sought after wellness therapies, with the emphasis on scientific research methods.

Career Opportunities
The programme encourages entrepreneurship and small business development. Professional somatologists will be able to work in health and skincare clinics, wellness spas and cruise liners, locally or internationally. Graduates can also become involved in wellness sciences research or pursue a career as a lecturer.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
23360 ZAR
Total number of subjects to obtain the degree: 5

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Faculty Office
Telephone: +27 21 460 3176
Fax: +27 21 460 3217

Contact: Robert Meyer
Telephone: +27 +21 +680 1509
Fax: +27 +21 +680 1504

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2020 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.