Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education

 

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE

Applications received by the published due date (dates on the application form) will be ranked according to the APS scores achieved.

The highest ranked applicants will be accepted to fill the approved spaces/quota. The remainder of the successful applicants will be kept on the waiting list and will be used to fill vacancies created by students who fail to register on the published registration dates or when space is still available.

Please note

Although information in this brochure has been compiled as accurately as possible, the Council and Senate of Walter Sisulu University accepts no responsibility for errors and omissions. WSU reserves the right to make any necessary alterations to this brochure as and when the need arises.

 

Bachelor of Education (FET) Economic and Management Sciences

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 4 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption pass)

At least two subjects with E (HG) and two subjects with D (SG) in any of the Business, Commerce and Management Science field and a pass in any other one or two school subjects

A pass in Mathematics is a requirement.

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor’s pass)

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.

All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.

 

Bachelor of Education (FET) Natural Sciences

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 4 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption pass)

HG-E or SG-D in Mathematics and in any other two (2) Science subjects (Geography, Life Science, Biology, Physical Science and a pass in any other two (2) or three (3) school subjects and a pass at least HG-E or SG-D in English.

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor’s pass)

Achievement rating of at least: 4 (50-59) in Mathematics and 4 (50-59) in Life Sciences, 4 (50-59) in Physical Science, or Geography provided two of them will not be taken as major. The ones that will not be taken as a major may be 3 (40-49). A requirement for all majors to be taken at least 4 (50-59). NSC rating of 3 (40-49) in English which is the language of   learning and teaching at WSU and a pass in any other two (2) or three (3) school subjects

All candidates shall be subjected to selection process

Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 4 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption pass)

In the case of the old Senior Certificate, applicants with a Matriculation Exemption endorsement will be considered for admission. At least At least two subjects with E (HG) and two subjects with D (SG) from IsiXhosa HL, English FAL or HM, Mathematics and a pass in any other one or two school subjects

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor’s pass)

into Bachelor’s Degree, that is Bachelors’ endorsement, may be admitted.

National Senior Certificate (NSC) of at least level 2 (30-39%) in Mathematics, or level 4 (50-59%) in Mathematical Literacy. At least level 4 (50-59%) in English and IsiXhosa, at least level 5 (60-69%) in Life Orientation. Any other 2 subjects at, at least level 3 (40-49%). Proficiency in the languages of learning and teaching, namely IsiXhosa and English is a requirement. Applicants with Level 5 EDTP SETA qualifications for FP or ECD Diploma will be considered. Teachers who are in possession of a recognised certificate or diploma in education or another relevant field, may also present their qualifications for entry into a B Ed (FP Teaching) programme with a possibility of transfer of credits, for cognate previous studies.

All candidates shall be subjected to selection process.

Bachelor of Education (FET) Humanities

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 4 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption pass)

At least E (HG) in two subjects, D (SG) in two other subjects and a pass (40%) in any other two school subjects from languages, History and Geography. Only applicants with a Matriculation Exemption endorsement will be considered for admission.

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor’s pass)

Achievement rating of at least 4 (50 – 59%) in any four NSC Subjects, two of which should be any language except English, History and Geography, NCS rating of at least 5 (60 - 69%) for English if it is to be taken as a Major subject and NSC rating of at least 3 (40 – 49%) if not to be taken as a Major and a pass in any other school subject. Only candidates whose NSC results indicate that the learner has met the requirements for Bachelor admission.

All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.

OFFICE BEARERS

Dean:     Professor N Diko

 

HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS

Economic and Management Sciences Education

ACTING HOD: Ms LG Matolengwe

Continuing and Adult Professional Teacher Development

HOD: Mrs NDM Mtshatsha

Technology and Mathematics Education

HOD: Mr SF Skosana

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF & SECRETARIAT

 

  • Faculty Officer

Vacant

(b)  Faculty Secretary

Vacant

 

(c)  Academic Secretary for [B Ed (FET) Technical and B Ed (FET) EMS)

Ms N Mbambalala

  • Administrative Assistant (Continuing and Adult Professional Teacher Development)

Mr AK Mfundisi

(e)  Computer Laboratory Assistant

Vacant