BEd Hons in Language, Literacies and Literature

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Faculty Website:  Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Education Leadership and Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BEd Hons in Language, Literacies and Literature
Programme Code: H5LLLQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 97906

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 15 September 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 2 Years

Programme Fees


The overarching purpose of the programme is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and development required to initiate their journey into academia, and in particular, research. The purpose is also to produce students who can demonstrate a critical understanding and skills in the fields of language, literacies and literature in education, as well as research in the field of educational linguistics. This is done by preparing them to engage positively with the multi-variate language diversity issues encountered in South African classrooms.

Admission Requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Honours Education (Language, Literacies and Literature) a potential student should possess&%2358;
A four-year Bachelor of Education degree with Education and English/ Linguistics (or related modules) as majors
A general NQF level 7 first degree with English as major plus a 120C NQF level 7 Advanced Diploma in Education/Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
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&%2358; previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a team and the potential to develop the necessary skills to become an effective researcher.

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