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Faculty Website: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Education and Curriculum Studies
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BEd Hons in Curriculum Studies
Programme Code: H5CSTQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
The purpose of this programme is to provide each student with the developmental learning pathway that positions the foundations related to conventions and practices of academic work. To this end, the programme provides students with the necessary conceptual and research skills to explore issues within any one of the fields of Curriculum, Policy in Education and Values Education.
To gain admission into the BEd Honours in Curriculum Studies a potential student should possess a four-year Bachelor of Education degree Or a general NQF level 7 first degree plus a 120C NQF level 7 Advanced Diploma in Teaching/ Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Or A four-year professional teaching qualification (s) as well as and Advanced Diploma in a cognate sub-field of Education. An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme. In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students who apply for this degree will undergo a selection process. The selection process may include personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions and will take the following into account previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a team and the potential to develop critical and independent thinking on educational issues and problems.