- Cape Town, South Africa
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
Designed for students interested in health-related careers, this program enables you to examine health care delivery in South Africa. Field visits and placements in the townships surrounding Cape Town and a week-long rural excursion in the northern part of South Africa provide firsthand experience with the many health issues that plague South Africa, and the national effort to improve public health.
We offer unique courses that explore Health Studies and Health Care through an in-depth and hands-on approach. Our worldclass professors enhance your academic experience and provide you with new perspectives each day in class. You take one core course on health care in South Africa with a service learning component. The course complements the 16-20 hours per week you spend in local community-based learning placements.
Founded in 1950, IES Abroad is a global, not-for-profit study abroad organization with 115+ academic programs in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. To learn more about what we offer visit our website.
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- Setting Description:
- Don’t miss the once-in-a-lifetime chance to study abroad in one of the most beautiful cities on Earth. You’ll love the crystal clear blue waters, the breathtaking mountains, and everything in between. But there’s more to Cape Town than its beauty—its dynamic society is ever-changing and growing, and you can witness it first-hand. Immerse yourself in the African culture and explore one of the most diverse environments in the world. We know you’ll agree that studying in Cape Town will make you feel like you’re on top of the world.
- We offer more than $2.2 million in scholarships & financial aid. Contact IES Abroad or see our website for cost, scholarships, and financial aid.
Additional Program Information
- Scholarships Description:
- IES Abroad offers over $4 million dollars in need- and merit-based scholarships and grants that can be used toward an IES Abroad study abroad program. Apply online using our universal Aid Application, and we’ll pair you with the scholarships and grants.
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