Does cut offer PGCE?


CampusDuration of ProgrammeEnrolment Option(s)SAQA CreditsNQF Level
Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campusand Welkom 1 year full-time or 2 years part-timeSemester 11447

Additional Admission Requirements

The applicant must hold at least a bachelor’s degree or three-year diploma evaluated at NQF level 6 (old structure) or NQF level 7 (new structure) (360 credits). The degree or diploma must include at least two school-related subjects.

One school-related subject must be at either second-year or third-year level (for FET Methodology), and one must be at first-year level (for SP Methodology), The 360-credit diploma teaching subjects must be within the list of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) fields.Selection will be subject to academic performance in the major subjects of the degree/diploma and the capacity with regards to methodologies.

Career Opportunities

Teacher or lecturer at a secondary school or FET college.


The PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) is a professional education qualification, and focuses on developing competencies that the student can apply as a subject teacher in the Senior Phase and the Further Education and Training Phase.

The qualification requires a specific depth and specialisation of knowledge, together with practical skills and school-based learning, to enable successful students to apply their learning as beginner teachers in schools in varying contexts.

The qualification aims at the development of professional competence, reflexively grounded in educational theory. The PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) is an entry-level, initial professional teaching programme that ‘caps’ an undergraduate degree or an approved diploma.

RFS40ABProfessional Studies
CPL21ABComputer Literacy
INR10ABIntroduction to Research
SBL40ABSchool-Based Learning
Choose one (Not your home language):
(CLA10AB)(CLE10AB)(CLS10AB)(SSL10AB)(CLX10AB)(CLZ10AB)Conversational language: AfrikaansConversational language: English
Conversational language: SeSotho
Conversational language: SA Sign Language
Conversational language: IsiXhosa
Conversational language: isiZulu
Methodology (Senior Phase) : (Qualify for one):
(MAR40AB)Methodology: Arts and Culture
(MEM40AB)Methodology: Economic and Management Sciences
(MAK40AB)Methodology: Afrikaans SP
(MEN40AB)Methodology: English SP
(MSO40AB)Methodology: Sesotho SP
(MXS40AB)Methodology: Xhosa SP
(MLN40AB)Methodology: Life Orientation
(MNS40AB)Methodology: Natural Sciences
(MMA40AB)Methodology: Mathematics
(MSS40AB)Methodology: Social Sciences
(MTN40AB)Methodology: Technology
Methodology (FET phase): (Qualify for one)
MRE40ABMethodology: Accounting
MAW40ABMethodology: Agricultural Sciences
MBS40ABMethodology: Business Studies
MCT40ABMethodology: Civil Technology
MCA40ABMethodology: Computer Applications Technology
MCN40ABMethodology: Consumer Studies
MEK40ABMethodology: Economics
MEY40ABMethodology: Electrical Technology
MGD40ABMethodology: Engineering Graphics and Design
MGY40ABMethodology: Geography
MHI40ABMethodology: History
MGS40ABMethodology: Hospitality Studies
MIT40ABMethodology: Information Technology
MAF40ABMethodology: Afrikaans
MEH40ABMethodology: English
MSE40ABMethodology: Sesotho
MLO40ABMethodology: Life Orientation
MLS40ABMethodology: Life Sciences
MML40ABMethodology: Mathematical Literacy
MWI40ABMethodology: Mathematics
MTE40ABMethodology: Mechanical Technology
MPH40ABMethodology: Physical Science
MTO40ABMethodology: Tourism