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Course Information and Fees

BEMC Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care bachelor of emergency medical care

Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care

BEMC (bachelor of emergency medical care)

The Emergency Care Practitioners are often the first health care professionals entrusted with the care of the critically ill or injured patient. A career in emergency care is both exciting and demanding, requiring mental alertness and rigorous physical fitness to make life and death decisions in an environment that can be difficult and dangerous. Graduates with the four year professional degree in emergency medical care are equipped with advanced life support and medical rescue skills and knowledge, and are eligible to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as Emergency Care Practitioners.

Admission requirements


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

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):
32950 ZAR

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):
31220 ZAR

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
31700 ZAR

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
28010 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Nandipa Mfecane
Telephone: +27 21953 8408
Fax: +27 21 959 6190

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2017 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.