Postgraduate Certificate in Education

PGCE (Senior and Further Education and Training Phase)

(Qualification code for application: Full-time 4DC G01 1 and Distance 4DD G01 1)

The PGCE serves as a professional capping qualification for candidates who have already obtained an approved three-year university degree with sufficient credits in approved school subjects. Students specialise in teaching in the Senior and FET Phase (Grade 7 to 12 learners).

Students who obtain this qualification, with its focus on classroom practice, will be able to demonstrate the contextual roles and skills of an effective teacher.

The minimum requirements for entry into the PGCE in senior & FET teaching, is a relevant B-degree (or equivalent qualification with at least 360 credits) with 2 school subjects on degree level. One subject must be on 3rd year level and the second subject on 2nd year level. There are also subject specific requirements.

The NWU is one of the few universities which offers the methodology of Consumer studies in Education in its PGCE program.

Mode of delivery is full-time/contact mode and distance mode.

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For further enquiries contact:

Mrs Beula de Beer - Potchefstroom Campus
Tel: +27 (0)18 299 1856


Ms Lebohang Ranotsi - Vanderbijlpark Campus

Tel: +27 (0)16 910 3081



Mrs Prudence Mokawane - Mahikeng Campus

Tel: +27 (0)18 289 2449