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Faculty of Education

Undergraduate Studies

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We offer a range of Education qualifications:

 Admission requirements for the Faculty of Education

  •  A valid National Senior Certificate with admission to Bachelor degree studies.
  • The following minimum subject and level requirements:
Degree Admission Point Score Other requirements

All BEd

degrees
  1. Candidates with an APS of 26 and higher will be given preference.
  2. Candidates with an APS of 22-25 will have to write the Institutional Proficiency Test (NBT) of the University of Pretoria and be considered by the Admissions Committee of the Faculty for admission. 
  3. Additional requirements for BEd (FET) Economic and Management Sciences: Mathematics passed with a rating code of 4 (50%-59%) in Gr 12.
  4. Additional requirements for the BEd (FET) Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences passed with a rating code of 4 (50%-59%) and Mathematics passed with a rating code of 5(60%-69%) in Gr 12.
Afrikaans or English passed with a rating code of 4 (50%-59%) in Gr 12 at either Home Language or First Additional Language level.

Determination of an Admission Point Score (APS)

The calculation is based on a candidate’s achievement in six 20-credit recognised subjects by using the NSC ratings that is the 1 to 7 scale of achievement. Life Orientation is excluded from the calculation determining the APS required for admission.

Rating code

Rating

Marks %

7

Outstanding achievement

80-100%

6

Meritorious achievement

70-79%

5

Substantial achievement

60-69%

4

Adequate achievement

50-59%

3

Moderate achievement

40-49%

2

Elementary achievement

30-39%

1

Not achieved

0-29%

Preliminary admission is based on the results obtained in the final Grade 11 examination. Final admission is based on Grade 12 results. Please note: The final Grade 12 results will be the determining factor with regard to admission.