A distinguishing characteristic of the Faculty is that it not only trains pre-service teachers but also 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. This Learning Support Guidance and Counselling programme is offered by University of Pretoria.
- All master’s students must submit a dissertation or a mini-dissertation and must pass Research Proposal (NMQ 800). For the MEd research degree programmes, a dissertation on a topic approved by the Dean on the recommendation of the relevant head of department must be submitted, following the approval of a complete research proposal. A literature study is not acceptable.
- One publishable article based on the research that the student conducted for the dissertation or the mini-dissertation and approved by the supervisor, must be submitted. The article must be submitted at the offices of Student Administration before 15 February for the Autumn graduation ceremonies and before 15 July for the Spring graduation ceremonies.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Counselling View 5 other Masters in Counselling in South Africa
A candidate can be admitted if he/she holds one of the following qualifications:
- a BEdHons degree/BEd (Postgraduate); or
- an applicable honours degree and a teacher’s diploma; and
- have achieved an average of at least 60% in the honours or related examination.
International1120 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1120 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
National1120 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1120 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
R18 430 per annum
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