Unizulu Postgraduate



Unizulu Postgraduate, the purpose of our postgraduate studies support is to coordinate, extend and enhance the postgraduate support systems.



Assist the University in attracting, training and producing quality
postgraduate students.



Increase the number of postgraduate students (Honours, Masters
and Doctoral students).

Academic Staff Development
  • Capacity development is aimed at ensuring that academic staff have the
  • necessary support, skills and qualifications so that they are able to produce
  • research and postgraduates of sound quality.
Formal Qualifications

The University assists staff who are in their final year of Master’s and Doctoral degree studies with funds to free up their time, for improving supervisor contact and for editing and other write-up expenses.



Informal Training

The University provides funds for obtaining training to attain or improve skills in the form of attendance at seminars, workshops, forums etc.

Research Output

The Research Office is responsible for cultivating a research culture by developing emerging and established researchers through facilitating access to research funding and recording information on research publications for submission to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for subsidy.

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Fellows

The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement a postdoctoral programme that will attract quality Postdoctoral Fellows and potential staff members to the university. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are normally awarded to individuals within five years of having achieved a doctoral degree. The purpose of the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is to provide an opportunity for experiential learning in research, which may serve as a path for further academic and professional development.

Downloads

Click here for the Post Doctoral Application Form.

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION

FACULTYFaculty of Education
DEPARTMENT:DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
DegreePOSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION
AbbreviationPGCE
UNIZULU CodeEPGCE1
CreditsHEQF Exit Level: 9 Minimum total credits: 18 Minimum credits at level 9: 120, Dissertation credits at level 9: 60

Duration of the programme
• The programme shall extend over at least a minimum of one year full-time or two years part-time.
• A full time student may take a minimum of 6 modules plus a teaching practice module per term, and a part-time student may take 3 modules plus a teaching practice module per term.
• Teaching Practice is compulsory for all PGCE students



SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
Teaching, learning and AssessmentECTL00A8None
Theories of development and learningEPTD00A8None
Communication and Research skillsELCR00A8None
Educational studiesEFES00A8None
Method 1Method8According to degree modules related to school subjects
Method 2Method8According to degree modules related to school subjects
Teaching ExperienceETSE14A16None
SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 2
Curriculum development: Theories and PracticeECCD00B8None
Media in EducationECME00B8None
Education ManagementEAEM00B8None
HIV and AIDS and Life skillsEPHL00B8None
Method 1Method8According to degree modules related to school subjects
Method 2Method8According to degree modules related to school subjects
School PracticumETSP14B16None
TOTAL128

ELECTIVES/ METHOD MODULES

MODULE CODEMODULE TITLE
EMAC00A/00BMethod of Accounting
EMBS00A/00BMethod of Business Studies
EMCS00A/00BMethod of Computer Studies
EMEC00A/00BMethod of Economics
EMEN00A/00BMethod of English
EMGE00A/00BMethod of Geography
EMHY00A/00BMethod of History
EMZU00A/00BMethod of IsiZulu
EMLO00A/00BMethod of Life Orientation
EMLS00A/00BMethod of Life Sciences
EMMA00A/00BMethod of Mathematics
EMPS00A/00BMethod of Physical Science
EMTN00A/00BMethod of Technology
EMTO00A/00BMethod of Tourism
Contact the relevant Education departments for the course/module outlines of your method modules

CORE MODULES

MODULE CODEMODULE TITLE
EFES00AEducational studies
ECTL00ATeaching, learning and assessment
EPTD00ATheories of development and learning
ECME00BMedia in education
EMEN00A/00BMethod of English
ECCD00BCurriculum development: Theory and practice
EPHL00BHIV/AIDS and life skills education
EAEM00BEducational management

TEACHING PRACTICE MODULES

PRACTICE MODULESCODES
Teaching ExperienceETSE14A
School practicumETSP14B