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Baccalaureus : LANGUAGE EDUCATION

BEDSFL

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:

Senior Certificate with matriculation exemption and with two languages, including English Second Language. In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in English and any one of Sesotho, Afrikaans, Setswana, isiXhosa or isiZulu is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a candidate must have the NSC with endorsement for admission to a bachelor’s degree. A minimum mark of 50% in English and in any one of Sesotho, Afrikaans, Setswana, isiXhosa or isiZulu is required.

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.

Career Opportunities

Teacher or lecturer at a secondary school or FET college; training officer at a private or public institution.


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

DLC5011


Basic Digital Literacy

6

LFS11ES


Life Skills

6

NMR5011


Numeracy

6

Select one major instructional offering for SP Teaching I:

EHS11ES


Language Education Option: English SP 1  or

16

AFS11ES


Language Education Option: Afrikaans SP I  or

16

SST11ES


Language Education Option: Sesotho SP I  or

16

SWS11ES


Language Education Option: Setswana SP I  or

16

ZLS11ES


Language Education Option: IsiZulu SP I  or

16

XSH11ES


Language Education Option: IsiXhosa SP I

16

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

LCS5011

LCS5012

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12


ADC5022

Advanced Digital Literacy

6


SBX12ES

School-based Learning I

12

Select TWO major instructional offerings for FET Teaching I:


EHM 12ES

Languages Education Option: English 1

16


AFM12ES

Languages Education Option: Afrikaans 1

16


SWM12ES

Languages Education Option: Setswana I

16


SSM12ES

Languages Education Option: Sesotho I

16


ZLM12ES

Languages Education Option: IsiZulu I

16


XSM12ES

Languages Education Option: IsiXhosa I

16

Select ONE language that is not a home 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 isiZulu 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

GSM11ES


General Subject Methodology I

6

EDC21ES


Education II: Working in the Classroom

19

EDM21ES


Education II: Curriculum Studies

19

Select ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology A – SP I):

EHG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: English SP I  or

6

AFG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: Afrikaans SP I  or

6

SSG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: Sesotho SP I  or

6

SWG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: Setswana SP I  or

6

ZLG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: IsiZulu SP I  or

6

XSG21ES


Specific Subject Methodology A- Languages Education Option: English SP I

6

Select ONE SP major option: Language SP II

EHS21ES


Languages Education Option: English SP II  or

16

AFS21ES


Languages Education Option: Afrikaans SP II  or

16

SST21ES


Languages Education Option: Sesotho SP II  or

16

SWS21ES


Languages Education Option: Setswana SP II  or

16

ZLS21ES


Languages Education Option: isiZulu SP II  or

16

XSH21ES


Languages Education Option: isiXhosa SP II

16

 


2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:


SBX22ES

School-based Learning II

24


LNG22ES

Language of Learning and Teaching II

12

Select TWO FET-specific instructional offerings (Methodologies I):


ENF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: English FET I

6


AFF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Afrikaans FET I

6


SSF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Sesotho FET I

6


SWF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Setswana I FET I

6


ZLF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiZulu I FET I

6


XHF22ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiXhosa FET I

6

Select TWO major instructional offerings for FET Teaching II:


EHM22ES

Languages Education Option: English II

16


AFM22ES

Languages Education Option: Afrikaans II

16


SSM22ES

Languages Education Option: Sesotho II

16


SWM22ES

Languages Education Option: Setswana II

16


ZLM22ES

Languages Education Option: IsiZulu II

16


XSM22ES

Languages Education Option IsiXhosa II

16

Total:

164

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

MCT31ES


Micro-teaching III

6

EDC31ES


Education III: Being a Teacher

19

EDM31ES


Education III: Learner-centred Schools

19

GSM21ES


General Subject Methodology II

6

Select ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology A – SP II):

EHG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: English SP II  or

6

AFG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Afrikaans SP II  or

6

SSG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Sesotho SP II  or

6

SWG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Setswana SP II  or

6

ZLG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiZulu   SP II  or

6

XSG31ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: English SP II

6

Select ONE SP major option: Language SP III

EHS21ES


Languages Education Option: English SP III  or

16

AFS21ES


Languages Education Option: Afrikaans SP III  or

16

SST21ES


Languages Education Option: Sesotho SP III  or

16

SWS21ES


Languages Education Option: Setswana SP III  or

16

ZLS21ES


Languages Education Option: isiZulu SP III  or

16

XSH21ES


Languages Education Option: isiXhosa SP III

16

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory module:


SBX32ES

School-based Learning III

24

Select TWO FET-specific instructional offerings (Methodologies A – FET II):


ENF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology English FET II

6


AFF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology Afrikaans FET II

6


SSF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology Sesotho FET II

6


SWF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology Setswana FET II

6


ZLF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology IsiZulu FET II

6


XHF32ES

Languages Education Option: Subject-specific Methodology IsiXhosa FET II

6

Select TWO major instructional offerings for FET Teaching III:


EHM32ES

Languages Education Option: English III

16


AFM32ES

Languages Education Option: Afrikaans III

16


SSM32ES

Languages Education Option: Sesotho III

16


SWM32ES

Languages Education Option: Setswana III

16


ZLM32ES

Languages Education Option: IsiZulu III

16


XSM32ES

Languages Education Option IsiXhosa III

16

Total:

140

 

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory modules:

EDC41ES


Education IV: School Administration

19

IER41ES


Introduction to Classroom Research

25

Select ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology A – SP III):

EHG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: English SP III  or

6

AFG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Afrikaans SP III  or

6

SSG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Sesotho SP III  or

6

SWG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: Setswana SP III  or

6

ZLG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiZulu   SP III  or

6

XSG41ES


Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiXhosa SP III

6

 

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

Compulsory module:


SBX42ES

School-based Learning IV24

24

Select TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodology B – FET III):


ENF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: English FET III

6


AFF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Afrikaans FET III

6


SSF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Sesotho FET III

6


SWF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: Setswana FET III

6


XHF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiZulu FET III

6


ZLF42ES

Languages Education Methodology Option: IsiXhosa FET III

6

Total:

86

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