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Faculty Website: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Education and Curriculum Studies
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education & Training Teaching) Languages
Programme Code: A5SLAQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 120
The Postgraduate Certificate in Education is a professional teaching programme that `caps’ an undergraduate degree or an approved diploma. It offers entry-level initial professional preparation for qualifying undergraduate degree or diploma holders who wish to develop focused knowledge and skills as classroom teachers in a chosen phase(s) and/or subject(s). The qualification requires a specific depth and specialisation of knowledge, together with practical skills and workplace experience, to enable successful students to apply their learning as beginner teachers in schools in varying contexts.
A first degree on NQF level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits, and two school related subjects, one on 3rd year level and one on 1st year level OR An approved National Diploma on level 6 with a minimum of 360 credits from an accredited higher institution, and two school related subjects, one on 2nd year level and one on 3rd year level. The National N Diploma cannot be considered for admission to the PGCE.
Two languages, one on 1st year university level and the remaining language on 3rd year university level. Language selection only includes Afrikaans / Sepedi / IsiZulu /English. English must be one of the two languages and the other language can be Afrikaans / Sepedi / IsiZulu.
If your FET Methodology and practicum module is Afrikaans / Sepedi / IsiZulu, then English is required on 1st year university level. (Note: If you have English on 3rd year level, then Afrikaans / Sepedi / IsiZulu on 1st year level).