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B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education

The Bachelor of Education with Honours in Primary Education is targeting those wishing to enter the primary education sector as a teacher, physical education trainer, education technology specialist, guidance counsellor or school administrator.

Programme details: The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules as detailed below. Some modules may have pre-requisites (i.e. may require the student to pass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be corequisite (i.e. such modules are required to be taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires an averag

Core modules:

  • D5 - BCO - 15: Basics of Computing (10)
  • D5 - CS1 - 13: Communication and Study Skills 1 (20)
  • D5 - CS2 - 13: Communication and Study Skills 2 (20)
  • D5 - EN1 - 14: English 1 (20)
  • D6 - EN2 - 14: English 2 (20)
  • D5 - EPS - 14: Educational Psychology (20)
  • D5 - PHI - 14: Philosophy of Education (20)
  • D6 - SS1 - 14: Social Studies Education 1 (20)
  • D6 - AE1 - 14: Art Education 1 (20)
  • D6 - ETE - 14: Educational Technology and e-Learning (20)
  • D5 - EVF - 14: Ethics and Value Formation (10)
  • D6 - ME1 - 14: Mathematics Education 1 (20)
  • D6 - SE1 - 14: Science Education 1 (20)
  • D7 - PED - 14: Principles and Practice of Education (20)
  • D7 - SNE - 14: Special Needs Education (20)
  • D7 - TP1 - 14: Teaching Practice 1 (40)
  • D8 - ENT - 13: Entrepreneurship (20)
  • D8 - LSE - 14: Life Skills Education (20)
  • D8 - PHE - 14: Physical Education (20)
  • D8 - TME - 14: Teaching in Multicultural Environment (20)
  • D8 - TP2 - 14: Teaching Practice 2 (40)

Elective modules:

Select one from the following:
  • D7 - AE2 - 14: Art Education 2 (20)
  • D7 - ME2 - 14: Mathematics Education 2 (20)
Select one from the following:
  • D7 - FRE - 14: French (20)
  • D7 - GCO - 14: Guidance and Counselling (20)
Select one from the following:
  • D8 - SE2 - 14: Science Education 2 (20)
  • D8 - SS2 - 14: Social Studies Education 2 (20)
Select one from the following:
  • D8 - EMP - 15: Educational Management Practicum (20)
  • D8 - MUS - 14: Music (20)
  • D8 - SET - 14 Setswana (for applicants from Botswana) (20) (Core Module)

Recommended full-time study path (4½ years):

  • Semester 1: D5 - CS1 -1 3, D5 -EN1 - 14, D5 - PHI - 14
  • Semester 2: D5 - BCO - 15, D5 - CS2 - 13, D5 - EPS - 14, D6 - EVF - 14
  • Semester 3: D5 - EN2 - 14, D6 - ME1 - 14, D6 - SE1 - 14
  • Semester 4: D6 - AE2 - 14, D6 - ETE - 14, D5 - SS1 - 14
  • Semester 5: D7 - PED - 14, D7 - SNE - 14, elective (one of D7 - AE2 - 14, D7 - ME2 - 14)
  • Semester 6: D7 - TP1 - 14, elective (one of D7 - FRE - 14, D7 - GCO - 14)
  • Semester 7: D8 - ENT - 14, D8 - LSE - 14, elective (one of D8 - SE2 - 14, D8 - SS2 - 14)
  • Semester 8: D8 - PHE - 14, elective (one of D8 - SES - 14, D8 - FRE - 14, D8 - SET - 14) elective (one of D8 - EDM - 14, D8 - MUS - 14)
  • Semester 9: D8 - TME - 14, D8 - TP2 - 14

 


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