Faculty of Educational Sciences

Department of Humanities & Creative Arts Education

Admission Requirements

  • Required NSC Subjects (Compulsory)

NSC achievement rating of at least 3 (40 – 49%) for students who have done Music at Grade 12.  Those who have  not done Music will be subjected to interviews/auditions.

Required NSC Subjects (Not Compulsory)

NSC achievement rating of at least 3 (40 – 49%) in any other recognized school subject to be taken as a Major, and this may, but not necessarily, an NSC achievement rating of at least 3 in English.

OR

The entrance requirement shall be:

Senior Certificate with symbol E-S and Grade V Theory Certificate from any recognized Music Institution like Unisa, Trinity College and the Associated Board of the Royal School Music

Duration

The programme shall extend over a period of at least Three years.

Determination of year of study

  • 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
  • A student shall be deemed to be in the third year of study when he/she has passed 1ST Degree Subject Level 1, 2ND Degree Subject Level 1, SBE and any 2 modules/courses prescribed for this year of
  • A student who fails the teaching subject module at any level will not be allowed to register for the next level of that subject until the previous levels are
  • A student who has not passed or completed the first year level content of the teaching subject will not be allowed register for Curriculum Studies in that teaching
  • A student must have completed all the modules/courses/subjects done in Level I and II, i.e requirements of the previous years, before he/she can register for the 3rd year School Based Experience (SBE).

In order to qualify for the award of the certificate, a candidate must pass all the prescribed modules/courses for the Licentiate Music Education program