UP Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now

By | January 24, 2022

University of Pretoria UP Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now

UP Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now:

Applications for admission to honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas for the 2022 academic year

Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission, including first-time University of Pretoria UP applicants, students changing to a new qualification and/or changing the specialization of their current qualification, and applicants in their final year of an undergraduate qualification who wish to continue with postgraduate studies.

Postgraduate Online Application at University of Pretoria UP 2022

The Office of Admissions is here to help prospective students navigate the University of Pretoria UP online application and admissions process.

How to Apply?

The following steps will guide you to successfully go through your application process:

General Application Process

The following steps will guide you to successfully go through your application process:

  1. First, visit the official website of the institution via https://www.up.ac.za to fill your form or acquire your application form at the school’s Campus. Students should apply within the application cycle. This prevents rejected applications.
  2. Fill in the form with all necessary documentation (Latest Academic Results) that is required of you to support your application. Certified copy of guardian\parent ID , Proof of residence, and  Student certified ID.
  3. Remember you will need email address when filling the form, It is, therefore, advisable to create an email address if you don’t have one. Also, remember to provide a valid cell Phone number when filling the forms because the school will text you if you are given admission.
  4. A full application submitted entirely must include the certified copy of your ID and a certified copy of your latest school results as stated above.

Make sure you upload all the required documents and pay the required fees. Click here to learn all about University of Pretoria UP fees such as application feeadmission fee, tuition, and scholarships for University of Pretoria UP Programs.

A.  Requirements for admission

This is a selection program, and although prospective students may comply with all academic requirements, the selection committee and the relevant departments involved, may select a limited number of students due to capacity and resources available.

2021 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

This certificate is presented in the following fields of specialization:
• Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching (Grade 7 to 12)
• Further Education and Training Phase Teaching (Grade 10 to 12)

i.  Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching:

One (or more) degree modules passed at a second-year academic level (200) which correspond with one or more relevant subjects at school level for Senior Phase and one other / different (or more) degree modules passed at a third-year academic level (300) which corresponds with a relevant school subject at Further Education and Training Phase Teaching (check program modules).

 

ii.  Further Education and Training Phase (FET) Teaching:

Option A: One degree module passed at a third-year academic level (300) which corresponds with a relevant school subject and a research project for students who do not qualify for a 2nd teaching specialization;

Option B: Two different degree modules passed at a third-year academic level (300) which corresponds with a relevant school subject (check program modules).

 

B.  Computer literacy

All students had to complete a computer literacy course as part of their first degree. If not, it will be expected of students to enrol for such a course concurrently.

 

C.  African language competency

All students who successfully complete the PGCE should be partially proficient in at least one official African language or in South African Sign Language, as language of conversational competence. Students can write an exemption examination to determine the language competence.

 

D.  Demonstration of subject-related skills

Some school subjects require the demonstration of skills. Candidates who apply may be asked to demonstrate these skills by way of various activities (including theory, practical examination or portfolios). Subjects include: Visual Art; Drama; Music; Geography; Natural Science; Physical Science, Life Science and African Languages..

 

F.  Special examinations in the Faculty of Education

A final-year student, who has failed a maximum of three semester modules or their equivalent with a final mark of at least 40% in each, may be admitted by the Dean to a special examination in these modules during January of the following year, provided that this will enable the student to comply with all the requirements for the certificate.

 

G.  Program delivery

The PGCE consists of academic and teaching practice components. The academic components run throughout the year. For the purpose of the teaching practice component, students place themselves in various partnerships schools. The first placement takes place in quarter two for six weeks in a school in the Pretoria region. The second teaching practice takes place in quarter three for six weeks in a different school in the Pretoria region.

H.  Professional development

At the end of the year, students will have to submit a professional portfolio showing the integration of all the different modules during an oral examination. The school will announce at the beginning of the academic year.

 

I.  Assessment

Continuous assessment is conducted on competence based criteria. Assessment and feedback will be done at the end of the first semester. At the end of the year students will present and defend their professional portfolio before a panel of examiners (internal and external) for final examination.

 

J.  Certificate with distinction

The certificate will be awarded with distinction to a student who obtained 75% in each of the Professional development (PPF 401), Facilitating learning (FCL 401) and the specialization module(s), as well as an average of 75% in all the other modules, with a minimum of 70% per module.

Contact Address of University of Pretoria UP

For more information and enquiries, contact the University of Pretoria UP below:

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