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Bachelor : B. Ed (SP & FET): Natural Sciences

BEDSFN

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:

In addition to the general admission requirements, the candidate must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with matriculation exemption.  Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physical Sciences at NQF level 4 are prerequisites.  Mathematics with a C-symbol on SG, or an
E-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 an NSC with endorsement for admission to a bachelor’s degree.    A pass in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences, with a minimum mark of 50%, is required.

Duration of learning programme

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.

Remarks

After successful completion of this qualification, a Bachelor of Education Degree will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony of CUT.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


Compulsory modules:

MCT11ES


Micro-teaching and Observation

6

0.05

EDC11ES


Education I: Learner and Learning

12

0.10

EDM11ES


Education I: Media in Teaching and Learning

19

0.16

NMR5011


Numeracy

6

0.05

DLC5011


Basic Digital Literacy

6

0.05

LFS11ES


Life Skills

6

0.05

ONE major instructional offering for SP Teaching:

NST11ES


Natural Sciences Option SP I

16

0.14

Compulsory modules:


LCS5012

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12

0.10


ADC5022

Advanced Digital Literacy

6

0.05


SBX12ES

School-based Learning I

12

0.10

TWO major instructional offerings for FET teaching:


LFC12ES

Life Sciences I

16

0.14


PYT12ES

Physical Sciences I

16

0.14

Select ONE language that is not a home language:


CAY12ES

Communication in Afrikaans Second Language  or

12

0.10


CTY12ES

Communication in Setswana Second Language  or

12

0.10


CXY12ES

Communication in isiXhosa Second Language  or

12

0.10


CHY12ES

Communication in Sesotho Second Language  or

12

0.10


CZY12ES

Communication in isiZulu Second Language  or

12

0.10


CNX12ES

Communication in English Second Language

12

0.10

Total:

145

1.73

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


Compulsory modules:

LNG11ES


Language of Teaching and Learning I

12

0.10

MCT21ES


Micro-teaching II

6

0.05

EDC21ES


Education II: Working in the Classroom

19

0.16

EDM21ES


Education II: Curriculum Studies

19

0.16

GSM11ES


General Subject Methodology I

6

0.05

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

NSM21ES


Natural Sciences Methodology SP I

6

0.05

ONE major SP

NST21ES


Natural Sciences SP II

16

0.14

Compulsory modules:


SBX22ES

School-based Learning II

24

0.20


LNG22ES

Language of Learning and Teaching II

12

0.10

TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies FET I):


LFM22ES

Life Sciences FET Methodology I

6

0.05


PYM22ES

Physical Sciences FET Methodology I

6

0.05

TWO major instructional offerings (FET II):


LFC22ES

Life Sciences FET II

16

0.14


PYT22ES

Physical Sciences FET II

16

0.14

Total:

164

1.39

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


Compulsory modules:

MCT31ES


Micro-teaching III

6

0.05

EDC31ES


Education III: Being a Teacher

19

0.16

EDM31ES


Education III: Learner-centred Schools

19

0.16

GSM21ES


General Subject Methodology II

6

0.05

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

NMS31ES


Natural Sciences SP Methodology II

6

0.05

ONE major (SP Teaching III):

NST31ES


Natural Sciences SP III

16

0.14

Compulsory module:


SBX32ES

School-based Learning III

24

0.20

TWO specific instructional offerings (Methodologies for FET II):


LFM32ES

Life Sciences FET Methodology II

6

0.05


PYM32ES

Physical Sciences FET Methodology II

6

0.05

TWO major instructional offerings for FET Teaching III:


LFC32ES

Life Sciences FET III

16

0.14


PYT32ES

Physical Sciences FET III

16

0.14

Total:

140

1.19

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


Compulsory modules:

EDC41ES


Education IV: School Administration

19

0.16

IER41ES


Introduction to Classroom Research

25

0.21

ONE specific instructional offering (Methodology for SP):

NSM41ES


Natural Sciences Methodology SP III

6

0.05

Compulsory module:


SBX42ES

School-based Learning IV

24

0.20

Two specific instructional offerings (Methodologies for FET III):


LFM42ES

Life Sciences FET Methodology III

6

0.05


PYM 42ES

Physical Sciences FET Methodology III

6

0.05

Total:

86

0.72

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