PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education & Training Teaching) Arts & Culture

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

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the transformative journey of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, a professional teaching program that crowns your undergraduate degree or approved diploma. Beyond being a qualification, it serves as the gateway for aspiring educators to cultivate specialized knowledge and skills, transforming into adept classroom teachers in chosen phases and subjects. This program requires not just theoretical depth but also practical skills and workplace experience, ensuring graduates can seamlessly apply their learning as novice teachers in diverse educational contexts.

In an era of evolving education, our PGCE program stands as a beacon, weaving current trends and future possibilities into its fabric. This is more than a course; it’s a narrative of passionate educators shaping the future. The language here is not merely informative but a persuasive and engaging call to action, motivating aspiring teachers to embark on a journey of impact and inspiration.


Unlock your potential with Programme Code A5SARQ, offered in both part-time and full-time formats, reaching NQF Level 7 and accumulating 120 NQF Credits. Nestled in the vibrant Auckland Park Kingsway campus, this program unfolds over 1 year for full-time students and 2 years for those opting for part-time engagement.Statistics, facts, and quotes from industry experts enhance the credibility of your academic journey. Picture yourself not just as a student but as a future educator, creating an impact beyond the classroom.

Admission Requirements

A first degree on an NQF Level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits, and two school related subjects, both at 3rd year level. OR An approved National Diploma on level 6 with a minimum of 360 credits from an accredited higher institution, and two school related subjects, one on 2nd year level and one on 3rd year level. The National N Diploma cannot be considered for admission to the PGCE.

Arts and Culture

Fine Arts on 2nd year university level or one of the Design Arts on 2nd year university level.

Design Arts

One of the following fields on 3rd year university level: Digital design / Fashion and costume design /Graphic design /Industrial design / Information design, Information design / Interior design / Jewelry design / Textile design / Theatre set design

Visual Arts

Fine Arts on 3rd year university level

  • Arts Pedagogy and Instructional Strategies
  • Curriculum Design for Arts Education
  • Cultural Studies in Education
  • Arts Integration in Teaching
  • Educational Leadership in Arts & Culture
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Arts Education

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

Future Career Outcomes

Explore the real-world success stories of alumni, tangible proof of the transformative power of the PGCE program. Dive into industry demands and witness how this program aligns seamlessly with these expectations. The focus on skills development becomes your toolkit, enhancing your relevance in an evolving job market.

Witness your evolution as an educator, armed with the skills and knowledge demanded by the industry, carving a niche for yourself in the dynamic world of arts and cultural education.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit South Africa page for student visa and student life.