Faculty of Educational Sciences

Department of Business, Commerce & Management Education

 

 ADIMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Senior certificate with Matriculation Exemption. At least two BCM subjects with E (HG) and two subjects with D (SG) and a pass in any other two or three school subjects.

Bachelors’ endorsement with NSC achievement rating of 4 (50 – 59%) in any four NSC subjects, two of which should be from BCM learning field (Accounting, Business Studies, Computer Applications Technology and Economics) and are taken as Majors for the programme. NSC rating of 2 (30—39 %) for Mathematics or NSC rating of 4 (50-59

%) in Mathematical Literacy. NSC rating of 4 (50 – 59%) for English as it is the language of learning and teaching (LOLT) at WSU and a pass in any other two or three school subjects.

  DETERMINATION OF YEAR OF STUDY AND PROGRESSION RULES (IN ALL BACHELOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMMES)

 

  • A student shall be deemed to be in the second year of study when he/she has passed two thirds (2/3) of the modules/courses prescribed for this year of study, inclusive of the two major
  • A student shall be deemed to be in the third year of study when he/she has passed both majors at first level (e.g. Mathematics I done in the second year of study), SBE and any 2 modules/courses prescribed for this year of
  • A student shall be deemed to be in the fourth year of study when he/she has passed all the module/course prescribed for 1st to 3rd
  • In order to qualify for the award of the degree, a candidate must pass all the prescribed modules/courses for the BEd

Please note:

  • A student who has not passed or completed the first level of the major subject (see the second bullet above) will not be allowed to register for Curriculum Studies and School Based Expeience (SBE) in that teaching
  • A student who fails a module at any level will not be allowed to register for the next level of that module until the previous levels are
  • A student must have completed all the modules/courses/subjects done in Year I; II and III, i.e requirements of the previous years, before he/she can register for the 4th year School Based Experience (SBE) and the Research Paper. With the following exception: A student who failed one or two semester modules; or one year module may be allowed to register those modules concurrently with SBE Level IV on condition that the student takes full responsibility for the registered module/s (in terms of class attendance and assessment).

School Based Experience (SBE) (in all Bachelor of Education Programmes)

 

School-based experience comprises 25% of the curriculum. This works out to a total of 120 credits.  SBE extends  over 2 weeks of observation in the second year, 5 weeks teaching in the third year and six (6) months teaching in   the fourth year of study.