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.

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