Advanced Diploma in Education in Remedial Education

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Faculty Website:  Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Educational Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Advanced Diploma in Education in Remedial Education
Programme Code: A5REMO

Medium of Facilitation: Online
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 120

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 31 October 2023

Campus: Online

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


The purpose of this programme is to prepare teachers with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in order to develop as remedial teachers and learning support specialists. Students will develop specialized competence and evidence-based practices around the pedagogy and didactics of remedial education.

Admission Requirements

To gain admission into the Advanced Diploma in Education in Remedial Education a potential student should possess a four-year Bachelor of Education degree. Or a former four-year Higher Diploma in Education. Or a general Bachelor’s degree or a 360 credit National Diploma plus a Postgraduate Certificate in Education/ former Higher Diploma in Education (Postgraduate). Or a former Advanced Certificate in Education (120C level 6). Or a former three-year teaching qualification plus an Advanced Certificate in Teaching. Or a former three- year teaching qualification plus an Advanced Certificate in Education/ Further Diploma in Education.

Note: All students entering this qualification are expected to be Information and Communication Technology in Education (ICT) competent. The curriculum does not include the development of basic ICT. Students who do not pass a basic ICT will be required to attend ICT skills and second language development training.

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