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Baccalaureus : MATHEMATICS

BEDSFM

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

4 Years

Semester 1

480

7

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

Senior Certificate with matriculation exemption. Mathematics, and Physics at NQF level 4 are prerequisites. A C symbol on Standard Grade or E symbol on Higher Grade in Mathematics 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 candidate selecting Physics as major subject(s) must have passed Physical Science with a minimum mark of 50%. A candidate must have passed Mathematics with a minimum mark of 50%.

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.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


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 instructional offering for SP Teaching:

MTH11ES


Mathematics SP I

16

Compulsory modules:


LCS5012

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12


ADC5022

Advanced Digital Literacy

6


SBX12ES

School-based Learning I

12

TWO major instructional offerings for FET teaching:


MTC12ES

Mathematics I

16


PYT12ES

Physical Sciences 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 the Classroom

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 SP instructional offering:

MTH21ES


Mathematics 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

TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies for FET I):


MIM22ES

Mathematics Methodology FET I

6


PYM22ES

Physical Sciences Methodology FET I

6

TWO major instructional offerings for FET II:


MTC22ES

Mathematics FET II

16


PYT22ES

Physical Sciences FET 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

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

MTS31ES


Mathematics Methodology SP II

6

ONE major instructional offering for SP III:

MTH31ES


Mathematics SP III

16

Compulsory module:


SBX32ES

School-based Learning III

24

TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies for FET II):


MIM32ES

Mathematics Methodology FET II

6


PYM32ES

Physical Sciences Methodology FET II

6

TWO major instructional offerings for FET Teaching III:


MTC32ES

Mathematics FET III

16


PYT32ES

Physical Sciences 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 Classroom Research

25

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

MTS41ES


Mathematics Methodology SP III

6

Compulsory module:


SBX42ES

School-based Learning IV

24

TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies B for FET III):


PYM42ES

Physical Sciences Methodology III

6


MIM42ES

Mathematics Methodology FET III

6

Total:

86






 

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

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