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Faculty Website: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Education Leadership and Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education & Training Teaching) Life Orientation
Programme Code: A5FLOQ
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 specialization 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 an NQF Level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits, and two school related subjects, both at 3rd year level. Psychology is required on 3rd year university level and one of the following on 3rd year level: English/ Afrikaans/ Sepedi / isiZulu / History. An additional requirement is that Psychology 1,2 and 3 must have an overall average of 65%.