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Department of Childhood Education, Faculty of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Childhood Education
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MEd Foundation Phase & Childhood Education
Programme Code: M5CHEQ
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022
The purpose of the Master in Education is to enable qualifying students to develop knowledge and skills to function as critically-reflective, competent and accountable education researchers who can contribute to the development of education knowledge at an advanced level.
a) Prospective candidates will have obtained a BEd (Hons).
b) Prospective candidates will have obtained a suitable four-year professional bachelor’s degree plus a teachers’ diploma/ teaching qualification and work experience in the proposed field of specialisation. The Education knowledge of such candidates will be assessed by the Head of Department and the subject expert in the proposed field specialisation and a reading programme may be prescribed prior to following registration.
c) Prospective candidates will have obtained a teacher’s diploma /teaching qualification, plus an appropriate honours degree and work experience in the proposed field of specialisation. The Education knowledge of such candidates will be assessed by the Head of Department and the subject expert in the proposed field of specialisation and reading programme may be prescribed prior to registration.
Academic performance&%2358; students need to have attained a minimum of 65% in their previous degree. If 65% was not attained prior learning and experience in the field may be taken into consideration and students could be allowed to register base on a pre-registration research proposal which is accepted by the Department in which the student will be registering.