Postgraduate Studies in Education

Computer Applications Technology EducationThis faculty aims to be a leader in postgraduate training, support and exploring new approaches to training experts in the various areas in educational leadership. We offer specialised postgraduate training programmes which will ensure that students acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, values and motivation for further studies in education. We promote, coordinate and conduct scientific research into educational problems at all levels through prescribed training programmes, and we promote students who will demonstrate the ability to critique provincial, national and international practices and trends and their implications for national development.

Important information for M and D applicants

BEdHons Programmes 

PROGRAMMES

Qualification Code

Curriculum

Closing date for 2021 applications

Afrikaans Language Education

4EB L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Information Technology Education

4EJ L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Computer Applications Technology

4BG L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Curriculum Studies

4ED L01 Contact

4EC L01 Distance

O601P/V/

ODL

14 August  2020

Educational Management & Leadership

4EW L01 Contact

4EX L01 Distance

O601P/V/M/ODL

14 August  2020

Educational Psychology

4EF  L01

O601P

31 July 2020

Special Needs Education

4 EQ L01 Contact

 ES L01 Distance

O601P/V/M/ODL

14 August  2020

Life Orientation

4EU Contact

EV L01 Distance

O601P/ODL

14 August  2020

English Language Education

4EG L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Geography Education

4EH  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Environmental Education

4ET  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

History Education

4BF L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Mathematics Education

4EM Contact

EL  L01 Distance

O601P/M/

ODL

14 August  2020

Physical Education

4EN  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Life Sciences Education

4EK  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Physical Sciences Education

4EP  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Technology Education

4ER  L01

O601P

14 August  2020

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching (GR. 7 - 12) 4DC G01 Contact 0100P  1 June 2020

 

Master of Education (MEd)

Programme Programme code Curriculum code Closing dates
Education Law 4CG N01
O801P
30 September
Educational Psychology 4CH N01
O801P
30 September
International and Comparative Education 4CJ N01 O801P 30 September
Mathematics Education 4CK N01 O801P 30 September
Special needs Education 4CL N01 O801P 30 September
Philosophy of Education 4CM N01 O801P 30 September
Movement Education 4CN N01 O801P 30 September
Computer Science Education 403 131 O812P 30 September
Educational Management and Leadership  4CB N01  O801M 30 September
Mathematics/Science Education 403 114  O814M 30 September
Higher Education Studies (Structered)  4CP P01    30 September
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching (GR. 7 - 12) 4DC G01 Contact 0100P  1 Junie 2020

 

Philosophiae Doctor (PhD)

Programme Programme code Curriculum code Closing dates
Natural Sciences Education 4CA R10 O901P 30 September
Education Management
4CA R06 O901P/M 30 September
Education Law 4CA R05 O901P 30 September
Educational Psychology 4CA R07 O901P 30 September
Comparative Education 4CA R01 O901P 30 September
Mathematics Education 4CA R09 O901P 30 September
Special Needs Education
4CA R14 O901P 30 September
Philosophy of Education 4CA R11 O901P 30 September
Physical Education 4CA R12 O901P 30 September
Computer Science Education
4CA R02 O901P 30 September
Curriculum Studies
4CA R03 O901P/M 30 September

The faculty has SAQA approval to deliver these academic programmes as registered on the National Qualification Framework of South Africa.  We offer different research areas covered by scholars in their research projects/foci or specialization with highly qualified supervisors and promoters. Research is executed within the research foci of the Faculty, research projects either part of South African or international funded projects.

  • Our post-graduate degrees can be obtained on a full-time or part-time basis.
    • MEd studies can be obtained in a minimum duration of one year or a maximum duration of three years.
    • PhD-studies can be obtained in a minimum duration of two year or a maximum duration of four years.
  • There are two modes of submission for PhD research only:
    • A research thesis;
    • Research articles on an approved research topic to fulfil the requirements of a PhD-degree (see requirements).

In order to make the programme in post-graduate studies accessible without restrain on high quality of research an approved Research Support Programme is offered. Students are monitored and equipped during their first year of enrolment by scholars in the Faculty in order to be successful in submitting approved proposals in their field of research. One of the advantages of application for a post-graduate study is the availability of the part-time and full-time post-graduate bursaries funded by the NWU and Faculty