Our role and contribution
Currently the College is responsible for the initial professional education and training of close to 50% of all teachers in South Africa. The College of Education was established as a response mechanism to address the needs of learners, schools, communities, national and provincial education departments for well qualified and excellent teachers.
The master in Education in Socio-education at University of South Africa (UNISA) strives to be the first choice provider of high quality Open and Distance Learning (ODL) education programmes in Africa and a recognised centre of excellence internationally for teaching, research and community engagement that focuses on the initial preparation of teachers and the continuous professional teacher development in:
- Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Environmental Education
- Early Childhood Development Education
- Inclusive Education
- Language Education
- and other subjects designated as national priorities
- Being a Professional Teacher
- Becoming a Teacher
- Computer Integration in the classroom
- Emergent Mathematics
- Emergent Literacy
- Sociology of Education
- Teacher as manager
- Teaching practice
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology View 8 other Masters in Educational Psychology in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
An appropriate Bachelor of Education Honours Degree, or an appropriate postgraduate diploma, or a 480 credit Bachelor of Education Degree with a minimum of 96 credits at NQF level 8 with an average of 60%. A student who is admitted on the strength of a postgraduate diploma or a 480 credit bachelor's degree with a minimum of 96 credits at level 8 and who has not completed modules in research methodology may be required to complete such modules at NQF level 8 for NDP or to work through a prescribed reading list and submit an assignment before he/she will be allowed to register for the module in research methodology of which the outcome is the research proposal.
International113 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
National113 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.