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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,849 /year
Applications Begin:March 2021
Student Intake:125 Students
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Education
Campus:Stellenbosch
Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
Programme Overview

During this full-time BEd programme, which runs over four years, you are trained to be a teacher of learners in the Intermediate Phase with the competence to teach two intermediate school subjects and two languages. The programme covers the theory and practice of all the learning programmes from Grade 4 to 7.

You may specialise in curriculum development, school management or education policy by taking BEdHons and MEd in one of these fields of study.

Or, with further training, you can become a remedial teacher (BEdHons and MEd in Educational Support) or an educational psychologist (MEd (Psych)), or you can specialise in curriculum development, school management, or education policy.

Curriculum

The programme has a set structure that consists of academic and professional subjects. Practical Learning forms an important part of the programme from the first year on. All students have to take two languages (chosen from Afrikaans, English or isiXhosa) on either a first or second language level throughout their four years of study. A third additional communicative language will also be taken during the third year of study.

In the first year of study, Mathematics Education is compulsory for all BEd students. You will therefore take Mathematics (Ed) and two other subject specialisations from the following ones:
– Life Skills
– Natural Sciences (Ed)
– Social Sciences (Ed)

In the second to fourth years of study, however, you will follow only two areas of specialisation. Please take note: To continue with Mathematics as a subject specialisation from your second year, you have to pass Mathematics (Ed) 177 with a final mark of at least 60% in your first year.

Other compulsory modules include:
– Information Communication Technologies for Learning (ICT)
– Language Education and Academic Literacy, Development and Learning
– Addressing Diverse Learning needs
– Education Policy and Leadership
– Education Evaluation and Research

Admission Requirements

– The Registrar will contact applicants who have to write the NBT examinations
– An aggregate of at least 60% for the NSC or IEB (excluding Life Orientation)
– Mathematics 40% OR Mathematical Literacy 60%
AND

Learners who were taught through the medium of English:
– English (Home Language or First Additional Language) 60% AND
– Afrikaans OR isiXhosa (Home Language or First Additional Language) 50%

OR

Learners who were taught through the medium of Afrikaans:
– Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) 60% AND
– English OR isiXhosa (Home Language or First Additional Language) 50%

The BEd (Intermediate Phase Education) has further admission requirements depending on the school subjects that you wish to teach:

If you choose Natural Sciences (ed):
Life Sciences or Physical Sciences 50%

If you choose Social Sciences (ed):
– History or Geography 50%

In your final school-leaving examination, achieve a final mark of at least 60% for one of the following: Afrikaans or English or IsiXhosa (Home Language or First Additional Language)

Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL (Academic and Quantitative Literacy) by the end of June of the year of application

In the AQL, achieve a final mark of at least 60% for the language component (Academic Literacy)

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $0

**You can apply quickly and easily using the e-application available on the university’s website (https://web-apps.sun.ac.za/eAansoek2/alg.jsp?Tl=1)
**Paper application forms are available on campus for those without internet access.
**Unlike South African citizens, who are charged an application fee of R100, international students are exempt from paying application fees.

Before you apply;
Make sure that you understand the University’s Admission Policy, and the admission and selection criteria of the different faculties before you apply. The policy, criteria and guidelines are available at the Undergraduate Prospective Student website at www.maties.com, or you can contact Client Service on +27 21 808 9111 or info@sun.ac.za. For postgraduate studies, please visit the Prospective Postgraduate Student website at www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies.

**Closing dates for financial assistance:
– 31 August: Applications close for Stellenbosch University financial assistance.

Closing dates for applications
– International students: Apply by 14 September of the previous year.
– South African students: Apply by 31 January of the year in which you wish to study

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Community education officer
– Early years teacher
– Education administrator
– Education consultant
– English as a foreign language teacher
– Further education teacher
– Learning mentor
– Primary school teacher
– Secondary school teacher
– Special educational needs coordinator (SENCO)
– Special educational needs teacher
– Teaching assistant

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,849
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,062

*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries, as well as Rwanda and Namibia, pay R60000 without an international tuition fee

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*Students from Africa (Non-SADC) pay R60000 plus international tuition fees of R23940
*Students from the rest of the World (outside of Africa) pay R60000 plus international tuition fees of R50700

MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (SADC) – R60000
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Africa) – R83940
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Rest of the World) – R110700

Relevant Contact

 
Miss Chantal Newman
Contact Person
 
Client Services Centre
Enquiries