How Long Does It Take To Study Teaching In South Africa?

What is Teaching?

A teacher, also called a schoolteacher or formally an educator, is a person who helps students to acquire knowledge, competence, or virtue. Informally the role of the teacher may be taken on by anyone.

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How Long Does It Take To Study Teaching In South Africa?

A three-or four-year Bachelor’s degree, followed by a one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). 

Schools That Offer Teaching Courses In South Africa

Below is the list of Teaching Schools in South Africa

Wits University – Education

Unisa – Education

Lyceum College – Teaching Education

MANCOSA – PGCE in Further Education and Training Teaching

Rosebank College – IIE’s Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching degree

SANTS Private Higher Education Institution

UJ – Faculty of Education

Stellenbosch University – Education

UKZN – School of Education

NWU North-West University – Education

The University of Pretoria – Faculty of Education

UWC – Faculty of Education

Walter Sisulu University – Education

How much does it cost to study to be a teacher in South Africa?

The costs of studying teaching part-time in South Africa generally range between R18,000 and R40,000 per annum;

this depends on the course duration and the qualifications that come with them.

Can I study teaching with Grade 11?

You can study teaching without Matric but it would be a different qualification. All Universities that offer to teach require matric or at least a NQF level 4 certificate.

You can however do an Education course at a TVET College which requires you to have Grade 9

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