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Faculty Website: Faculty of Education
Department: Deans Office: Education
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education
Programme Code: E5DHEQ
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
The purpose of the programme is to develop academic staff as reflective practitioners by focusing on the relationship between theory and practice and the ways in which each informs and enriches the other, expanding, strengthening and consolidating their knowledge of teaching, learning and assessment in higher education in the South African context, facilitating their ability to develop, implement and assess informed and responsive curricula and related pedagogy, including learning with technology, developing their capacity as educational researchers.
At least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and currently be engaged in
teaching and learning in a higher education/FET institution or have had a
minimum of one year’s experience in such an institution at the time of
registration OR a general NQF level 6 first degree or diploma, plus a 120C NQF
level 7 Advanced Diploma in Teaching/ Postgraduate Certificate in Education
(PGCE) and currently be engaged in teaching and learning in a higher
education/FET institution or have had a minimum of one year’s experience in
such an institution at the time of registration.
An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme.In addition to the minimum admission requirements.
Prospective students may undergo a selection process, including personal interviews and testing.