The purpose of the BEd Honours Programme is to prepare students for research-based postgraduate studies  It is designed to consolidate and deepen a student’s knowledge and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of the field.

Admission Requirements

Candidates qualify for admission if they are in possession of a full qualification on, or equivalent to, NQF Level 7, as stipulated below:

  • Four Year BEd Degree OR
  • Three-year appropriate Bachelors degree (e.g. BSc) plus an Advanced Diploma in Teaching (or a recognised professional teaching qualification), OR
  • A former postgraduate professional teaching qualification (for example, PGCE).



Prospective students are required to choose ONE of the following specialisations offered:

  • Mathematics Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Language Education
  • Science Education

Please note that the faculty reserves the right not to offer a specialisation should there be insufficient student numbers in any given year.



The curriculum shall extend over a period of two academic years of part-time study.



B Ed Hons (Mathematics Education)

B Ed Hons (Educational Psychology)

B Ed Hons (Language Education)

B Ed Hons (Science Education)