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Department of Science and Technology Education (SCITECHED), Faculty of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Science and Technology Education (SCITECHED)
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BEd in Senior Phase and FET Teaching: Life Sciences
Programme Code: B5SLSQ
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 504
Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Sep 30, 2022
The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and FET Teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior and FET phase of schooling. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with specialised teaching competence in at least three specialisations&%2358; (one SP subject and two FET subjects or one SP subject, one FET subject and one support role), and a nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa.
Educator focusing on high school teaching
Minimum APS&%2358; 26
English Home Language 5 (60% +) or English First/Second Additional Language 6 (70% +)
Mathematics/ Technical Mathematics 4 (50% +) or Mathematical Literacy 6 (70% +)
Physical Science 4 (50% +) or Life Sciences 4 (50% +)
National Certificate (Vocational) (NVC) Guidelines&%2358;
Subject to institutional admission requirements, the minimum admission requirement to Bachelor’s degree programme is a National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 issued by Council for General and Further Education and Training. The minimum legislative requirements for admission to a Bachelors’ degree include the achievement of&%2358;
• Three (3) fundamental subjects between 60-69% - including English as language of learning and teaching
• Three vocational subjects from the designated list between 70-79%.
Admission requirements for applicants holding the National Senior Certificate for Adults (NASCA) or the Amended Senior Certificate (SC(a)) for qualifications in the Faculty of Education&%2358;
The B-degree endorsement is a legal requirement to be admitted into the undergraduate programmes in the Faculty
of Education. Thus for both the NASCA and SC(a) for admission to a programme in the Faculty of Education the Senate Discretionary Approval process will be followed.
Applications will be dealt with by the Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee for recommendation to the Faculty Board.
Faculty Board will then refer the approved applications to Senate for Senate Discretionary approval.