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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$4,101 /year
Applications Begin:March 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Education
Campus:Groenkloof Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of the qualification is to provide a well-rounded education that equips graduates with the required disciplinary knowledge, educational theory and educational pedagogy that will enable them to demonstrate competence and responsibility as academically and professionally qualified ECCE educators.

Principles and theory are emphasized as a basis for progressing in a professional career as an ECCE educator.

The degree is intended at developing qualified ECCE educators who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills related to the care and education of children from birth to four years of age. It requires a specific depth and specialisation of knowledge, together with practical skills and workplace experience to enable successful students to apply their learning as ECCE educators.

The ECCE educator should be able to demonstrate initiative and responsibility in a professional environment. The degree requires intellectual independence and the development of some level of research competence in the field of ECCE to provide a basis for postgraduate study in the field of ECCE.

Admission Requirements

APS
28

English Home Language
NSC/IEB – 4

Cambridge A-Level candidates who obtained at least a D in the required subjects will be considered for admission.

International Baccalaureate (IB) HL candidates who achieved at least a 4 in the required subjects will be considered for admission.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $18
Application Fees for International Students: $18

UP applications open on 1 March of the year preceding the year of study.

Each prospective student must complete only one online application. On the online application, the University of Pretoria offers a first and second choice in terms of what you wish to study. All applicants should fill in both a first and second choice on the online application.

Once your online application has been processed, you will receive a student number(EMPLID).

Receiving a student number (EMPLID) does NOT imply that you have been accepted by the University of Pretoria yet. Admission is a separate process that your application undergoes after being evaluated by the relevant faculty.

It is in your best interest to complete your own online application. The University of Pretoria does not make use of representatives, agents or agencies during the application process. If you choose to make use of representatives, agents or agencies, you do so at your own risk. It is of utmost importance that you provide your personal email and postal addresses to enable the University of Pretoria to communicate with you directly.

International students need to comply with immigration requirements. For assistance and enquiries, email isd@up.ac.za.

The registration guidelines show you step by step on how to register successfully. In case of difficulties, contact the online registration help desk on telephone +27 (0) 12 420 5347 or email at registration@up.ac.za.

Various holds may prevent you from registering successfully. Please check for holds on the UP Student Centre.

**Application Deadline for South Africans – 30th September
**Application Deadline for non-South Africans – 31st August

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Early years teacher
– Education consultant
– Family support worker
– Health play specialist
– Learning mentor
– Play therapist
– Primary school teacher
– Special educational needs coordinator (SENCO)
– Special educational needs teacher
– Social worker
– Teaching assistant
– Youth worker

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $4,101
Tuition Fees for International Students: $8,201

An international levy (R3295) is payable annually by all non-South African citizens as well as students who are citizens of SADC countries on these visas. This amount is payable in addition to the initial fee payable at registration.

Asylum seekers, refugees, diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa are exempted from paying the international levy.

International registration and tuition fees:
Non-South African citizens (excluding students who are citizens of SADC countries) will be charged double the tuition fee of South African students, AND the International levy will be charged. (Except for research master’s or doctoral degrees, where only the local tuition fee will be required.)

Students who are citizens of SADC countries will pay the same tuition fee as charged for South African citizens BUT also have to pay the international levy.

Asylum seekers, refugees and diplomats stationed in South Africa, as well as permanent residents of South Africa only, are exempted from paying double tuition fees and are exempted from the international levy.

International students will be required:
– to pay an initial fee before registration (R5000)
– to pay 50% of their full student account by 30 April, and the remainder by 31 July

Relevant Contact

 
Mrs Vida Moses
Student Services
 
Mrs Thandi Mngomezulu
Undergraduate Enquiries
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