unisa pgda application 2024-2025
unisa pgda application 2024-2025
Will you be applying to Unisa in the upcoming academic year? If yes, you must be ready to complete an online application. Here are a few pointers to make the procedure go as smoothly as possible. We really hope that these pointers assist you in submitting your application on time and that you enjoy the online application process for Unisa!
Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas
The degree(s) you select when submitting an application for admission to the 2024 academic year MUST correspond to your undergraduate degree’s primary subjects.
- Before submitting your application, please make sure you meet the minimal entrance requirements for the qualification(s) of your choice (e.g., the minimum % needed in the major subject at the third-year undergraduate level).
- If you don’t have the minimum required percentage in your major topic, you can still apply. If your application is denied, you will be given options for moving on, such as taking modules for non-degree purposes (NDP) or applying for a different degree.
Postgraduate Certificates in Education (PGCE) at Unisa
- for candidates who have finished a 480- or 360-credit Bachelor’s degree in a field other than education, The credential acknowledges the growth of professional competence that is reflexively rooted in educational philosophy. Unisa provides online and remote learning options for this PGCE certificate.
Date of Qualification;
- From September until December 2024, applications for admission to the 2024 academic year will be accepted.
Fee for applications;
- R115 for online applications and R185 for paper applications are the fees that applicants must pay (hard copy applications are only considered in exceptional circumstances).
Who is qualified to sign up?
- Only after getting notification from Unisa that their admission application has been accepted may applicants enroll. Unisa reserves the right to refuse to process and/or revoke your application if you were wrongly admitted to a qualification.
How to Select Modules
- Each Unisa PGCE certificate is designed so that in order to graduate, you must complete a specific number of courses and earn a specific number of NQF level credits within a specific length of time. You must pass a predetermined amount of credits or modules each year to re-register and continue with your qualification.
- In your first year of study, you must complete at least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each).
- In your second or subsequent years of study, you must have at least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each).
- You are not permitted to register for more than the maximum number of credits/modules per semester:
- A semester must include at least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each).
- Annual modules require at least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each).
This qualification’s curriculum
Group A: Mandatory Educational Themes. Select any four modules.
- EDAHOD5 – The Educator as Assessor
- EDDHODJ – The Educator as Learning Programme Developer
- EDLHODM – The Educator as Leader, Manager, and Administrator
- EDMHODR – The Educator as Mediator of Learning
- EDPHOD8 – The Educator in a Pastoral Role
- EDT1601 – Child Development
Group B. Compulsory Professional Studies.
- PFC101Q – Professional Studies Theme A: Social Sciences and Environmental Education
- PFC102R – Professional Studies Theme B: Teaching Mathematics and Natural Sciences
- PFC103S – Professional Studies Theme C: Technology Education, Economic Literacy and Entrepreneurship
- PFC104T – Teaching Practice (Including Oral Communication) Co-requisite:PFC101Q, PFC102R & PFC103S
Group C. Choose any 2 modules
- ETH302S – Inclusive Education A
- ETH305V – Multicultural Education (Educational Themes 305)
- EUP1501 – Ethical Information and Communication Technologies for Development Solutions
- HEC101V – Health Education
- PST131J – Language Teaching
- PST210G – Arts and Culture
PST312M – Physical Education and Sports Coaching
After selecting modules, calculate fees.