Qualification & Code
POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (PGCE)

BWPCWC

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Admission Requirements

Selection and/ or interview

Bloemfontein and Welkom

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Semester 1

144

6

See below: Additional Admission Requirements.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

The applicant must hold at least a bachelor’s degree or a three-year diploma at NQF level 6 (360 credits). The degree or diploma must include at least two school-related subjects at second-year level.

Alternatively one school-related subject must be either at second- or third-year level and one at first-year level, on condition that the latter will be registered for upgrading to second-year level concurrently with the PGCE for non-degree purposes. The school-related subjects for the 360-credit diploma must be within the DHET fields.

Career Opportunities

Teacher or lecturer at a secondary school or FET college.

Purpose

To provide training for the initial professional qualification of teachers and to train other specialists to become qualified educators. The development of teachers is receiving high priority in South Africa, especially among disadvantaged communities.

This PGCE, specialising in the training of FET phase educators, will enable current professionals without a professional teaching qualification, but with an M+3 (360-credit) qualification, to qualify as an educator.

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

ODW40AB

Education IV

RFS40AB

Professional Studies IV

CPL21AB

Computer Literacy II

INR10AB

Introduction to Research I

SBL40AB

School-Based Learning IV

Choose one:

LDA22AB

Language and Development Communication II (Language X) Afrikaans  or

LDE22AB

Language and Development Communication II (Language X) English  or

LDS22AB

Language and Development Communication II (Language X) Sesotho

Methodology: (Choose two):

MRE40AB

Methodology: Accounting

MAW40AB

Methodology: Agricultural Sciences

MBS40AB

Methodology: Business Studies

MCT40AB

Methodology: Civil Technology

MCA40AB

Methodology: Computer Applications Technology

MCN40AB

Methodology: Consumer Studies

MEK40AB

Methodology: Economics

MEY40AB

Methodology: Electrical Technology

MGD40AB

Methodology: Engineering Graphics and Design

MGY40AB

Methodology: Geography

MHI40AB

Methodology: History

MGS40AB

Methodology: Hospitality Studies

MIT40AB

Methodology: Information Technology

MAF40AB

Methodology: Afrikaans

MEH40AB

Methodology: English

MSE40AB

Methodology: Sesotho

MLO40AB

Methodology: Life Orientation

MLS40AB

Methodology: Life Sciences

MML40AB

Methodology: Mathematical Literacy

MWI40AB

Methodology: Mathematics

MTE40AB

Methodology: Mechanical Technology

MPH40AB

Methodology: Physical Science

MTO40AB

Methodology: Tourism

For more information contact: Department of Post Graduate Studies in Education

Apply to CUT 

Updated: 10 July 2017

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