POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (PHASED OUT)

FACULTY Faculty of Education
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Degree POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION
Abbreviation PGCE
UNIZULU Code EPGCE1
Credits HEQF Exit Level: 9 Minimum total credits: 18 Minimum credits at level 9: 120, Dissertation credits at level 9: 60

Duration of the programme
• The programme shall extend over at least a minimum of one year full-time or two years part-time.
• A full time student may take a minimum of 6 modules plus a teaching practice module per term, and a part-time student may take 3 modules plus a teaching practice module per term.
• Teaching Practice is compulsory for all PGCE students

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)

SEMESTER 1

Teaching, learning and Assessment ECTL00A 8 None
Theories of development and learning EPTD00A 8 None
Communication and Research skills ELCR00A 8 None
Educational studies EFES00A 8 None
Method 1 Method 8 According to degree modules related to school subjects
Method 2 Method 8 According to degree modules related to school subjects
Teaching Experience ETSE14A 16 None

 

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 2    
Curriculum development: Theories and Practice ECCD00B 8 None
Media in Education ECME00B 8 None
Education Management EAEM00B 8 None
HIV and AIDS and Life skills EPHL00B 8 None
Method 1 Method 8 According to degree modules related to school subjects
Method 2 Method 8 According to degree modules related to school subjects
School Practicum ETSP14B 16 None
TOTAL   128  

ELECTIVES/ METHOD MODULES

MODULE CODE MODULE TITLE
EMAC00A/00B Method of Accounting
EMBS00A/00B Method of Business Studies
EMCS00A/00B Method of Computer Studies
EMEC00A/00B Method of Economics
EMEN00A/00B Method of English
EMGE00A/00B Method of Geography
EMHY00A/00B Method of History
EMZU00A/00B Method of IsiZulu
EMLO00A/00B Method of Life Orientation
EMLS00A/00B Method of Life Sciences
EMMA00A/00B Method of Mathematics
EMPS00A/00B Method of Physical Science
EMTN00A/00B Method of Technology
EMTO00A/00B Method of Tourism
Contact the relevant Education departments for the course/module outlines of your method modules

CORE MODULES

MODULE CODE MODULE TITLE
EFES00A Educational studies
ECTL00A Teaching, learning and assessment
EPTD00A Theories of development and learning
ECME00B Media in education
EMEN00A/00B Method of English
ECCD00B Curriculum development: Theory and practice
EPHL00B HIV/AIDS and life skills education
EAEM00B Educational management

TEACHING PRACTICE MODULES

PRACTICE MODULES CODES
Teaching Experience ETSE14A
School practicum ETSP14B
BTT
X