M.Ed. On Campus

Learning Support, Guidance and Counselling

24 months
1106 EUR/year
1106 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Learning Support, Guidance and Counselling from University of Pretoria continues to develop into one of the largest and most diverse units in South Africa for the initial and advanced training of education professionals from across the world.  


Learning Support, Guidance and Counselling from University of Pretoria trains pre-service teachers.


  • Educational psychologists, 
  • Principals, 
  • Researchers, 
  • Programme evaluators, 
  • Curriculum designers, 
  • Computer education and training experts, 
  • Assessment specialists, 
  • Education policy analysts, 
  • Community development workers and education law advisors working in national and international agencies and organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research proposal
  • Learning support 
  • Education
  • Training
  • Counselling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant BEdHons degree or relevant honours degree and Teacher’s Diploma
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the relevant honours qualification
  • Candidates who achieved a cumulative weighted average of at least 60% in the relevant honours degree will receive preference
  • Relevant academic/work experience
  • Interviews with the HoD and programme coordinator to clarify aspects of the application, research concept note or the research interests

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1106 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1106 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1106 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1106 EUR per year during 24 months.

R18 960 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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