Bachelor of Education Honours Degrees (Bed Honours)

General

Program Description

BEd Hons in Education Leadership and Management

Admission requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Honours in Education Leadership and Management a potential student should possess:

  • A four year professional teaching degree OR
  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree and a recognised professional teaching qualification OR
  • A four year professional teaching qualification (s) as well as an Advanced Diploma in a cognate sub-field of Education

An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme. Students who apply for this degree may undergo a selection process which includes personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions.

BEd Hons in Education Language Literacies and Literature

Admission requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Hons Education (Language Literacies and Literacy) a potential student should possess:

  • A four year Bachelor of Education degree with English/Linguistics (or related modules)as majors OR
  • A general NQF level 7 first degree with English as major plus a 120c NQF level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Education

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students who apply for this degree will undergo a selection process. The selection process may include personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions and will take the following into account: previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, and the potential to develop the necessary academic reading and writing skills to become a good researcher.

BEd Hons in Curriculum Studies

Admission requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Hons Curriculum Studies a potential student should possess:

  • A four year Bachelor of Education degree OR
  • A general NQF level 7 first degree plus a 120C NQF level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Education

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students who apply for this degree will undergo a selection process. The selection process may include personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions and will take the following into account: previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, and the potential to develop the necessary academic reading and writing skills to become a good researcher.

BEd Hons in Childhood Education

Admission requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Honours Childhood Education a potential student should possess:

  • A four year Bachelor of Education degree with Education as a major OR
  • A general NQF level 7 first degree with as major plus a 120C NQF level 7 Advanced Diploma in Teaching/Postgraduate Certificate in Education

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students who apply for this degree will undergo a selection process. The selection process may include personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions and will take the following into account: previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, and the potential to develop the necessary academic reading and writing skills to become a good researcher of childhood education.

An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme. Students who apply for this degree may undergo a selection process which includes personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions.

BEd Hons in Educational Psychology

Admission requirements

To gain access into the BEd Honours in Educational Psychology a potential student should possess:

  • A four year Bachelor of Education degree with Education and Psychology as majors OR
  • A general NQF level 7 degree with Psychology as major plus a 120C NOF level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Advanced Diploma in Teaching)

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students who apply for this degree will undergo a selection process. The selection process is based on previous academic achievement, personal skills, the ability to work in a team and the potential to learn the necessary skills to become an effective counsellor. Prospective students could undergo a selection process, including personal interviews and written submissions.

BEd Honours with specialisation in:

  • Mathematics Education (BED048)
  • Science Education (BED047)
  • Technology Education (BED046)
  • Information and Communication Technology in Education(BED044)

Admission requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree plus a teacher’s diploma(at least 480 credits at level 6) including Education 3. OR
  • A four-year bachelor’s degree, including teacher training(e.g. BA(Ed) or BEd) (at least 480 credits at level 6). OR
  • A recognised teacher’s diploma or diplomas equivalent to a four year teacher’s diploma (at least 480 credits at level 6). OR
  • A recognised teacher’s diploma and a three-year National Technical Certificate (T3)(at least 480 credits at level 6) or an equivalent thereof.

Additional selection criteria

Students should provide proof relevant academic competence, namely 65% average in the majors of a prior degree or in the case of a diploma a 65% average for all the subjects/ modules.
Technology Education: Technical qualifications, 120 credits at level 6

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Faculty contact details

For application and more information about the Faculty of Education
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Tel. 011 553 3251
Soweto Campus Tel. 011 559 5562
Email eduquiries@uj.ac.za
Website www.uj.ac.za/edu

Last updated Sep 2019

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Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less