Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Education

BLOEMFONTEIN CAMPUS

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Enquiries: Carike Swart | T: +27 51 401 9922 | E: swartgc@ufs.ac.za


Admission requirements

To be admitted to this diploma, a student must be in possession of a relevant qualification on NQF Level 7, which implies:

According to HEQSF
  • an approved and recognised four-year BEd, or
  • a three-year general bachelor’s degree capped by a PGCE (or equivalent) /120-credit level-7 Advanced Diploma in Education in a cognate specialisation, or
  • a preceding cognate qualification(s) that meets level 7 exit-level outcomes, or
  • a preceding qualification(s) approved in exceptional cases by assessment of prior learning, provided that they meet level 7 exit-level outcomes.
According to previous NQF (interim to accommodate students in the current system)
  • an approved and recognised four-year BEd, or a three-year general bachelor’s degree capped by a PGCE (or equivalent), or
  • a preceding cognate qualification(s) that meets old level 6 exit-level outcomes plus an Advanced Diploma, or

    a preceding qualification(s) approved in exceptional cases by assessment of prior learning, provided that they meet level 7 exit-level outcomes.

Additional requirements
  • Minimum of 60% average in preceding degree or 65% in a preceding diploma.
  • Students have to be computer and internet literate to be successful in this programme.
  • Subject to selection.
  • Experiences in higher education environment will be required for the PGDip in Higher Education.
  • This qualification will only be offered if, at the discretion of the faculty, a sufficient number of enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable.

Curriculum Studies                                   

Education Policy                                       

Life and Counselling Skills                         

Mathematics Education                             

School Leadership and Management          

Higher Education                                     

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION HONOURS (BEdHons) DEGREES

Enquiries: Carike Swart | T: +27 51 401 9922 | E: swartgc@ufs.ac.za


Admission requirements

  • The general rules of the university in respect of admission to Bachelor Honours degrees (according to HEQSF) are applicable to this degree.
  • To be admitted to BEdHons study, a student must possess an acknowledged qualification on NQF level 7, e.g.:
    • a four-year professional teaching degree such as a Bachelor of Education, with a minimum of 480 credits, OR
    • an appropriate bachelor’s degree such as a BSc or a BCom, AND a recognised professional teaching qualification such as a PGCE, OR
    • a four-year professional teaching qualification AND an Advanced Diploma in a cognate sub-field of Education, with a minimum of 120 credits.\

    Additional requirements

  • Minimum of 60% average in preceding degree or 65% in a preceding diploma.
  • Students who completed a degree with an average of 65% and above will be given preference.
  • Students have to be computer and internet literate to be successful in this programme.
  • Subject to selection.
  • This qualification will only be offered if, at the discretion of the faculty, a sufficient number of enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable.
Additional requirements for BEdHons with specialisation in Psychology of Education
  • Admission to his programme requires Psychology up to second-year level.
  • This degree is not for registration with the HPSCA.
Duration of study
  • The Bachelor of Education Honours degree may be completed within a minimum period of one year of full-time study or two years’ part-time study.

Community Psychology in Education                  

Early Childhood Development and Learning        

Education Law                                                 

Education Management and Leadership             

Subject Education in Languages                        

Subject Education in Mathematics                     

Subject Education in Natural Sciences               

Subject Education in Science and Technology    

MASTER OF EDUCATION (MEd) DEGREE

Enquiries: Christa Duvenhage | T: +27 51 401 3651 | E: DuvenhageCS@ufs.ac.za

 

Admission requirements

  • An appropriate qualification (e.g. BEdHons) on NQF Level 8 (128 credits) with a minimum average pass mark of 60%.
  • Submission of an acceptable research proposal.

This course requires the successful completion of a full dissertation/two interrelated publishable articles under the supervision of a supervisor within the minimum duration of one year full-time or two years part-time study.

Programme Description

Community Psychology in Education                        

Early Childhood Development and Learning              

Education Law                                                        

Education Management and Leadership                  

Subject Education in Languages                             

Subject Education in Mathematics                          

Subject Education in Natural Sciences                   

Subject Education in Science and Technology       

Subject Education in Social Sciences                         

Curriculum Studies                                                

Policy Studies in Education                                   

Philosophy of Education                                       

Psychology of Education                                

Comparative Education and International Studies 

Master of Higher Education Studies

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) IN EDUCATION

Enquiries: Christa Duvenhage | T: +27 51 401 3651 | E: DuvenhageCS@ufs.ac.za

Admission requirements
An appropriate qualification (e.g. MEd) on NQF level 9 (180 credits) with a minimum average pass mark of 65%.

  • The submission of an acceptable research proposal.

This course requires the successful completion of a full thesis/three interrelated publishable articles under the supervision of a supervisor within the minimum duration two years full-time or four years part-time study.

Programme Description

Community Psychology of Education

Early Childhood Development and Learning

Educational Law

Education Management and Leadership

Subject Education in Languages

Subject Education in Mathematics

Subject Education in Natural Sciences

Science and Technology

Subject Education in Social Sciences

Curriculum Studies

Policy Studies in Education

Philosophy of Education

Psychology of Education

Comparative Education and International Studies

Higher Education Studies

THE QWAQWA CAMPUS

 

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION:

Mr T Maitse T:  +27 58 718 5095| E: MaitseTT@ufs.ac.za
Dr Maria Tsakeni T: +27 58 718 5001 | E: tsakenim@ufs.ac.za

 

Admission requirements:

To be admitted to this diploma, a student must be in possession of a relevant qualification on NQF level 7, which implies:

According to HEQSF

  • an approved and recognised four-year BEd, or
  • a three-year general bachelor’s degree capped by a PGCE (or equivalent) /120-credit level-7 Advanced Diploma in Education in a cognate specialisation, or
  • a preceding cognate qualification(s) that meets level 7 exit-level outcomes, or
  • a preceding qualification(s) approved in exceptional cases by assessment of prior learning, provided that they meet level 7 exit-level outcomes.

     

    According to previous NQF (interim to accommodate students in the current system)

  • an approved and recognised four-year BEd, or a three-year general bachelor’s degree capped by a PGCE (or equivalent), or
  • a preceding cognate qualification(s) that meets old level 6 exit-level outcomes plus an Advanced Diploma, or
  • a preceding qualification(s) approved in exceptional cases by assessment of prior learning, provided that they meet level 7 exit-level outcomes.

 

Additional requirements

  • Minimum of 60% average in preceding degree or 65% in a preceding diploma.
  • Students have to be computer and internet literate to be successful in this programme.
  • Subject to selection.
  • This qualification will only be offered if, at the discretion of the faculty, a sufficient number of enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable.
Programme Description

Curriculum Studies

Life and Counselling Skills

Mathematics Education

School Leadership and Management


BACHELOR OF EDUCATION HONOURS (BEdHons) DEGREES

 

Mr T Maitse T:  +27 58 718 5095| E: MaitseTT@ufs.ac.za
Dr Maria Tsakeni T: +27 58 718 5001 | E: tsakenim@ufs.ac.za

 

Admission requirements:

  • The general rules of the university in respect of admission to Bachelor Honours degrees (according to HEQSF) are applicable to this degree.
  • To be admitted to BEdHons study, a student must possess an acknowledged qualification on NQF level 7, e.g.:
    • a four-year professional teaching degree such as a Bachelor of Education, with a minimum of 480 credits, OR
    • an appropriate bachelor’s degree such as a BSc or a BCom, AND a recognised professional teaching qualification such as a PGCE, OR
    • a four-year professional teaching qualification AND an Advanced Diploma in a cognate sub-field of Education, with a minimum of 120 credits.

     

     

    Additional requirements

  • Minimum of 60% average in preceding degree or 65% in a preceding diploma.
  • Students who completed a degree with an average of 65% and above will be given preference.
  • Students have to be computer and internet literate to be successful in this programme.
  • Subject to selection.
  • This qualification will only be offered if, at the discretion of the faculty, a sufficient number of enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable.

     

    Additional requirements for BEdHons with specialisation in Psychology of Education

  • Admission to his programme requires Psychology up to second-year level.
  • This degree is not for registration with the HPSCA.

Duration of study

  • The Bachelor of Education Honours degree may be completed within a minimum period of one year of full-time study or two years’ part-time study.


Programme Description

Management and Governance

Curriculum Studies

Psychology of Education

MASTER OF EDUCATION (MEd) DEGREE

Mr T Maitse T:  +27 58 718 5095| E: MaitseTT@ufs.ac.za
Dr Maria Tsakeni T: +27 58 718 5001 | E: tsakenim@ufs.ac.za


Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate qualification (e.g. BEdHons) on NQF Level 8 (128 credits) with a minimum average pass mark of 60%.
  • Submission of an acceptable research proposal.

 

This course requires the successful completion of a full dissertation/two interrelated publishable articles under the supervision of a supervisor within the minimum duration of one year full-time or two years part-time study.

Programme Description

Community Psychology in Education

Early Childhood Development and Learning

Education Law

Education Management and Leadership

Subject Education in Languages

Subject Education in Mathematics

Subject Education in Natural Sciences

Subject Education in Science and Technology

Subject Education in Social Sciences

Curriculum Studies

Policy Studies in Education

Philosophy of Education

Psychology of Education

Comparative Education and International Studies


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) IN EDUCATION

Mr T Maitse T:  +27 58 718 5095| E: MaitseTT@ufs.ac.za
Dr Maria Tsakeni T: +27 58 718 5001 | E: tsakenim@ufs.ac.za

 

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate qualification (e.g. MEd) on NQF level 9 (180 credits) with a minimum average pass mark of 65%.
  • The submission of an acceptable research proposal.

 

This course requires the successful completion of a full thesis/three interrelated publishable articles under the supervision of a supervisor within the minimum duration of two year’s full-time or four years part-time study.

Programme Description

Community Psychology of Education

Early Childhood Development and Learning

Educational Law

Education Management and Leadership

Subject Education in Languages

Subject Education in Mathematics

Subject Education in Natural Sciences

Science and Technology

Subject Education in Social Sciences

Curriculum Studies

Policy Studies in Education

Philosophy of Education

Psychology of Education

Comparative Education and International Studies

Higher Education Studies


FACULTY CONTACT

Shereen Motaung
T: + 27 51 401 2245

E: motaungsk@ufs.ac.za
E: eduinfo@ufs.ac.za

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