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Baccalaureus : COMPUTER SCIENCE

BEDSFC

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

4 Years

Semester 1

480

6

Additional Admission Requirements

 For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, the candidate must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate with matriculation exemption.  Mathematics at NQF level 4 with a C-symbol on SG or a D-Symbol on HG is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, the candidate must be in possession of the NSC with endorsement for admission to a bachelor’s degree.  A pass in Mathematics with a minimum mark of 50%.  A pass in Information Technology is recommended.

Pre-requisites

The student may only follow the second-, third- or fourth-year level of study on condition that the first-, second- or third-year level respectively has been successfully completed.

The learning programme entails four years of full-time study and 21 weeks of work-integrated learning.

Career Opportunities

Teacher or lecturer at a secondary school or FET college.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

MCT11ES


Micro-teaching and Observation

6

EDC11ES


Education I: Learner & Learning

12

EDM11ES


Education I: Media in Teaching and Learning

19

NMR5011


Numeracy

6

DLC5011


Basic Digital Literacy

6

LFS11ES


Life Skills

6

One major for SP Teaching:

MTH11ES


Mathematics SP1

16

Compulsory modules:


LCS5012

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12


ADC5022

Advanced Digital Literacy

6


SBX12ES

School-based Learning I

12

Select two majors for FET teaching:


ITT12ES

Information Technology I

16


CMP12ES

Computer Applications Technology I

16


MTC12ES

Mathematics FET I

16

Select one language:


CAY12ES

Communication in Afrikaans Second Language  or

12


CTY12ES

Communication in Setswana Second Language  or

12


CXY12ES

Communication in IsiXhosa Second Language  or

12


CHY12ES

Communication in Sesotho Second Language  or

12


CZY12ES

Communication in Zulu Second Language  or

12


CNX12ES

Communication in English Second Language

12

Total:

145

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

LNG11ES


Language of Teaching and Learning I

12

MCT21ES


Micro-teaching II

6

EDC21ES


Education II: Working in Classrooms

19

EDM21ES


Education II: Curriculum Studies

19

GSM11ES


General Subject Methodology I

6

One specific instructional offering (Methodology A – SP I):

MTS21ES


Mathematics Methodology SP I

6

One major for SP teaching:

MTH21ES


Mathematics SP II

16

Compulsory modules:


SBX22ES

School-based Learning II

24


LNG22ES

Language of Learning and Teaching II

12

Select TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies FET I):


IFM22ES

Information Technology Methodology FET I

6


CTM22ES

Computer Applications Technology Methodology
FET I

6


MIM22ES

Mathematics Methodology FET I

6

Select TWO majors for FET II:


ITT22ES

Information Technology FET II

16


CMP22ES

Computer Applications Technology FET II

16


MTC22ES

Mathematics FET II

16

Total:

164

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

MCT31ES


Micro-teaching III

6

EDC31ES


Education IIII: Being a Teacher

19

EDM31ES


Education III: Learner-centred Schools

19

GSM21ES


General Subject Methodology II

6

ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology A for SP II):

MTS31ES


Mathematics Methodology SP II

6

One major for SP teaching:

MTH31ES


Mathematics Methodology SP III

16

Compulsory module:


SBX32ES

School-based Learning III

24

Select TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies FET II):


IFM32ES

Information Technology Methodology FET II

6


CTM32ES

Computer Applications Technology Methodology
FET II

6


MIM32ES

Mathematics Methodology FET II

6

Two FET majors for FET II:


ITT32ES

Information Technology FET II

16


CMP32ES

Computer Applications Technology FET II

16


MTC32ES

Mathematics FET III

16

Total:

140

 

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

EDC41ES


Education IV: School Administration

19

IER41ES


Introduction to Research

25

ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology SP):

MTS41ES


Mathematics Methodology SP III

6

Compulsory module:


SBX42ES

School-based Learning IV

24

Select TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodology III):


IFM42ES

Information Technology Methodology FET III

6


CTM42ES

Computer Applications Technology Methodology
FET III

6


MIM42ES

Mathematics Methodology FET III

6

 

For more information contact: Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education

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