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Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974)

Rules

Rules relating to the Registration by Medical Practitioners and Dentists of Additional Qualifications

Rule 3

Rule 3(b) Universities - Other South African Qualifications

 

Examining authority

Qualification

Abbreviation for registration

Limpopo, University of

 

Doctor of Philsophy (Dentistry)

D Phil Dentistry Limpopo

Medical University of Southern Africa

 

Doctor of Dental Surgery

DChD Medunsa

 

Doctor of Dentistry

DDent Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Science

MDS Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Science

MDent Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MChD Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MDS Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Surgery (Community Dentistry)

MChD (Community Dentistry) Medunsa

 

Master of Dental Surgery (Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgery) (Dental)

MChD (MFOS) (Dent) Medunsa

 

Master of Dentistry

MDent Medunsa

 

Bachelor (Honours) of Dental Surgery

BChD (Hons) Medunsa

 

Bachelor of Dental Therapy (Honours)

BDent Ther (Hons) Medunsa

 

Advanced Diploma in Community Dentistry

Adv Dip Comm Dent Medunsa

 

Diploma in Public Heath (Dentistry)

Dip PH (Dent) Medunsa

Orange Free State, University of the

 

Diploma in Health Administration

DHA Orange Free State

Pretoria, University of

 

Doctor of Dental Surgery

DChD Pret

 

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD Pret

 

Doctor of Scientiae (Odontology)

DSc (Odont) Pret

 

Master of Dental Science

MDent Pret

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MChD Pret

 

Master of Dental Surgery in Community Dentistry

MChD in Community Dentistry Pret

 

Master of Dental Surgery (Maxillo-facial Surgery Medicus)

MChD (Chir Max Fac-Med) Pret

 

Master of Science (Odontology)

MSc (Odont) Pret

 

Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours

BChD (Hons) Pret

 

Diploma in Community Health (Dent)

DCH (Dent) Pret

 

Diploma in Dental Public Health

DDPH Pret

 

Diploma in Dentistry: Aesthetic Dentistry

Dip Aesthetic Dentistry Pret

 

Diploma in Dentistry: Aesthetic Prosthetics

Dip Prosthetic Dentistry Pret

 

Diploma in Dentistry: Endodontic

Dip Endodontic Pret

 

Diploma in Health Administration (Dentistry)

DHA (Dent) Pret

 

Diploma in Odontology

Dip Odont Pret

Stellenbosch, University of

 

Doctor of Dental Surgery

DChD Stell

 

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD Stell

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)

PhD (Odont) Stell

 

Doctor of Scientiae (Odontology)

DSc (Odont) Stell

 

Master of Science in Dental Sciences

MSc (Dent Sciences) Stell

 

Master of Science (Odontology)

MSc (Odont) Stell

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MChD Stell

 

Bachelor (Honours of Dentistry)

BChD (Hons) Stell

 

Diploma in Community Health

DCH Stell

 

Diploma in Dentistry (PDD) (Sedation and Pain Control)

Dip Sedation and Pain Control Stell

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry

PDD Stell

Western Cape, University of the

 

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD Western Cape

 

Doctor of Scientiae (Odontology)

DSc (Odont) Western Cape

 

Philosophiae Doctor

PhD Western Cape

 

Magister Chirurgiae (Dentium)

MChB Western Cape

 

Magister Scientiae (Dentium)

MSc (Dent) Western Cape

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MChD Western Cape

 

Master of Science (Dentium)

MSc (Dent) Western Cape

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry

PDD Western Cape

Witwatersrand, University of the

 

Doctor of Dental Surgery

DDS Witwatersrand

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Dentistry

PhD (Dent) Witwatersrand

 

Doctor of Science in Dentistry

DDS Witwatersrand

 

Master of Dental Science

MDS Witwatersrand

 

Master of Dentistry

MDent Witwatersrand

 

Master of Dental Science

M Dent Witwatersrand

 

(If awarded in a discipline recognised in terms of the Act)

 

Master of Dental Surgery

MDS Witwatersrand

 

Master of Science

MSc Witwatersrand

 

(If awarded in a discipline recognised in terms of the Act)

 

Master of Science in Dentistry

MSc (Dent) Witwatersrand

 

Bachelor of Science in Oral Biology (Dentistry)

BSc (Oral Biol) (Dent)

 

Diploma in Health Services Management

DHSM Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery

DMFOS Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Oral Pathology

Dip Oral Path Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Orthodontics

DOrth Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Periodontics and Oral Medicine

DPOM Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Prosthodontics

DPros Witwatersrand

 

Diploma in Public Dentistry

DPD Witwatersrand

 

Higher Diploma in Dentistry

HD Dent Witwatersrand