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Postgraduate diploma : Higher Education (Teaching and Learning)

PD_HED

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

2 years part-time

Semester 1

120

8

Additional Admission Requirements

An appropriate bachelor’s degree or appropriate advanced diploma in education or related field or any qualification at NQF level 7 in a related field.  The applicant must have at least 2 years teaching experience in a higher education sector and currently teaching in the HE sector.

Applicants must be currently teaching in a university, be proficient in English preferably at NQF level 7, whereby they are able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Furthermore, the candidates must be able to use and apply generic computer skills such as Microsoft office.

Lastly, the candidates with relevant NQF level qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Post Schooling, Education and Training Sector (PSET) work experience could be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Opportunities

The purpose of the PGDip HE (T&L) is to professionalise the practice of lecturers and to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at institutions of higher education through scholarly engagement with the field of higher education studies and through the development of critically reflexive practitioners. In line with the HEQSF, this programme will strengthen and deepen the lecturer’s knowledge of higher education as a field of study. Furthermore, it will enhance the quality of teaching and learning at CUT and other institutions of higher education through scholarly teaching, reflection, as well as linking theory with practice.

Remarks

After successful completion of this qualification, the Postgraduate Diploma will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony of CUT.

1ST YEAR

2nd YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

 

S1

S2

 

 

 

LTHE508


Learning and Teaching in Higher Education      

30

0.25

CDHE508


Curriculum Development in Higher Education

30

0.25


APHE508

Assessment Practices in Higher Education      

20

0.17


QAHE508

Quality Assurance and Enhancement in Higher Education

20

0.17

ELECTIVES (Select any 2 of the following)


ETHE518


Educational Technology in Higher Education

10

0.08



IRHE528

Introduction to Research on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

10

0.08



WLHE528

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

10

0.083

Total:

120

1.000


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

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