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Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Dip Ophth(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa

 PartFee
Examination Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa R 9000

CMSA Appeals Mechanism

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  A copy of the Appeals Mechanism Policy is available at www.cmsa.co.za

Examination Structure

Exit Examination: 2 written papers; clinical and oral.

Medals

The GEOFF HOWES MEDAL was donated in 1999 by Dr Geoffrey Howes, Associate of the CMSA. The medal is awarded to candidates who achieve excel in the Diploma examination of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa.

Requirements

- 6 months supervised training at a teaching or CMSA-approved hospital OR a completed logbook.

Scheduled dates and locations for the Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa

DateDetailsMore Info?
17/08/2020
08h00-16h00
Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Oral/Clinical
Gauteng
11/02/2021
09h00-12h00
Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Written: Paper 1
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the Dip Ophth(SA)
12/02/2021
09h00-12h00
Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Written: Paper 2
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the Dip Ophth(SA)
12/04/2021 to
14/04/2021*
08h00-16h00
Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Oral/Clinical
Western Cape
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.
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Examination Contact Information

  • Ms Yolokazi Kanzi, Academic Registrar
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Private Bag X23, Braamfontein, 2017
  • Tel: +27 (0)11 726 7037
  • Fax: +27 (0)11 726 4036
  • Email: yolokazi.kanzi@cmsa.co.za
Administration and Finance Office

  • Mrs Carina Van Der Berg, Acting Financial Director
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 17 Milner Road, Rondebosch, 7700
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 689 9533
  • Fax: +27 (0)21 685 3766
  • Email: carina.vdberg@cmsa.co.za
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