Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching Mathematical Literacy and Economics

Study Programme Details
City:Pretoria
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree

Duration

120 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

English

About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative educational journey with the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching Mathematical Literacy and Economics at the University of South Africa (UNISA). This dynamic program is meticulously designed for educators in grades 7-10, integrating academic and educational subjects for comprehensive teacher preparation. The program aims to develop an integrated understanding of disciplinary, practical, pedagogical, and situational knowledge. It cultivates self-reflexivity, professional dispositions, and active citizenship among prospective teachers, preparing them to organize learning in diverse contexts.

Overview

Unlock the door to a fulfilling career with our Bachelor of Education program, specializing in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching Mathematical Literacy and Economics. This NQF level 7 program, with a qualification code 90104 – MLE, spans 480 credits, providing a robust foundation for your professional journey. Recognized by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with an ID of 103108, our program allows flexibility with a maximum completion time of 10 years.

Admission Requirements

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning, and at least 50 in Mathematics
or
a Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and at least D Mathematics (HG) or C Mathematics (SG),
or
a National Certificate Vocational (NCV) level 4 with at least 60% in three fundamental subjects including the language of teaching and learning; 70% in four vocational subjects chosen from the NCV level 4 subjects. Subjects under the following categories are approved as eligible for a BEd degree: All official languages at First Additional Language level, Agriculture and Nature Conservation, Business, Commerce and Management Sciences Services, Education, Training and Development.

Applicants who do not comply with the above requirements should consider applying for a Higher Certificate in Education if they meet the statutory and additional requirements. The module MTE1501 must be successfully completed in the Higher Certificate
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY a Higher Certificate in Education (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) articulates into this programme.

Group A. Compulsory

  • BPT1501 – Being a Professional Teacher
  • BTE2601 – Becoming a Teacher
  • DSC1520 – Quantitative Modelling I
  • ECS1501 – Economics IA
  • ECS1601 – Economics IB (Macroeconomics I) Co-requisite: ECS1501
  • STA1501 – Descriptive Statistics and Probability
  • STA1502 – Statistical Inference I Co-requisite: STA1501
  • TAM2601 – Teacher as manager
  • TPS2601 – Teaching practice for Senior Phase I

Group B. Language of Communicative Competence. Choose ONE module from the following (Must NOT be the same as Home or First Additional Language)

  • AFK1505 – Afrikaans vir beginners
  • NDE1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – IsiNdebele
  • NSO1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – Sepedi
  • SSO1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – Sesotho
  • SWA1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – SiSwati
  • TSO1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – Xitsonga
  • TSW1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – Setswana
  • VEN1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – Tshivenda
  • XHO1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – IsiXhosa
  • ZUL1507 – Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language – IsiZulu

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Witness the tangible impact of your education through real-world success stories. Our alumni have excelled in shaping educational policies, making significant contributions to the financial literacy landscape, and thriving in diverse career paths. The program aligns seamlessly with industry demands, ensuring that our graduates possess the skills demanded by the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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