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, and current
experience in a teaching and learning environment within higher education, which implies,

According to HEQSF that:

• 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 meet Level 7 Exit-Level outcomes, OR
• A preceding qualification(s) that in exceptional cases are approved by assessment of prior learning, provided they meet Level 7 Exit-level outcomes.
• A selection process is applicable for admission to the PGDip Programme (minimum of 60% average in preceding degree OR 65% in a preceding Advanced Diploma).
• Experience in a Higher Education environment will be required for the PGDip in Higher Education.

Additional Requirements for Admission

• Students must be digitally literate
• This qualification will only be offered if, in the discretion of the Faculty, enough enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable. Sustainability will depend on student numbers, availability of staff and resources.

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.:
o a four-year professional teaching degree such as a Bachelor of Education, with a minimum of 480 credits, OR
o an appropriate bachelor’s degree such as a BSc or a BCom, AND a recognised professional teaching qualification such as a PGCE, OR
o 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.

Additional Requirements for BEd Hons with Specialisation in Early Childhood Education

• Admission to this programme requires Foundation Phase Teaching qualification.
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.Please note this qualification is offered face-face, as we don’t offer any distance learning BEd Hons programmes.  

Programme Description:

Management and Governance
Curriculum Studies
Psychology of Education
Early Childhood Development and Learning

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

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

Higher Education Studies


QWAQWA CAMPUS

Bachelor of Education Honours (BEdHons) Degrees

Mr T Maitse T:  +27 58 718 5095| E: MaitseTT@ufs.ac.za
Dr Nkosinathi Mpalami T: +27 58 718 5340 | E: MpalamiN@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.:
o a four-year professional teaching degree such as a Bachelor of Education, with a minimum of 480 credits, OR
o an appropriate bachelor’s degree such as a BSc or a BCom, AND a recognised professional teaching qualification such as a PGCE, OR
o 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 must 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, enough enrolments can be secured to render the programme sustainable.
 
Additional requirements for BEdHons with specialisation in Psychology of Education

• Admission to this programme requires Psychology up to the 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 of part-time study. Kindly note this qualification is offered face-face, we don’t offer distance learning in BEd Hons programmes.  

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 Nkosinathi Mpalami
T: +27 58 718 5340 | E: MpalamiN@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 Nkosinathi Mpalami T: +27 58 718 5340 | E: MpalamiN@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

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

Higher Education Studies


FACULTY CONTACT

UFS Contact Centre
T: + 27 51 401 9111

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

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