Undergraduate & honours qualifications

Honours Bachelor of Education - with specialisation in Mathematics Education

Qualification stream: New Curriculum
Qualification code: 95001 - NEW
NQF level: 7
Total credits: 120
SAQA ID: 13909
APS/AS: 60
It is a requirement for students who intend on registering for this qualification to be in possession of a completed recognised 4 year Professional Teaching qualification, with Mathematics passed up to at least 2nd year degree level. The Honours BEd degree is not a professional teaching qualification. TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS: Students who have not passed HBEDTRD prior to 2011 but have already passed both specialisation modules have to enrol for HBEDTRD and either HBEDABH or HBEDWSL as part of the degree. NB: This qualification will not be recognised by the Department of Higher Education and Training should you NOT be in possession of a 4 year professional teaching qualification.
Purpose statement:
-To accredit candidates who demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of education; -To develop candidates' professional expertise in an aspect of the practices or study of education; -To provide candidates with a deeper understanding of some aspect of the professional practices, institutions and/or systems of education; -To empower candidates to achieve some critical distance from the fashionable and conventional practices and institutions of education; -To foster progressive thinking in the field of education by developing a cadre of educators with a wider and deeper understanding of the transformation of education.
This qualification will be presented via distance learning mode.
Qualification offered until 2022, and ONLY for students previously registered for this qualification.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification. Admission to the alternative qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with admission requirements and if space is available.
  • Re-registering students may register for the 2022 academic year once the registration period opens.

Please note:
Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply online for the alternative qualification during the prescribed application period.

How to choose your modules

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate.

  • Co-requisite: Module A is a co-requisite for Module B. You want to register for Module B, but have not yet passed Module A. You must then register for both Modules A and B simultaneously. You may NOT cancel your registration for Module A unless Module B is also cancelled.
  • Pre-requisite: If Module A is a pre-requisite for Module B, you must pass Module A before you may register for Module B.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per academic year and / or semester: 60 credits per semester or 120 credits per academic year.

The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and / or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

Click here for more information on managing your studies.

Curriculum for this qualification

As you are deciding on the modules you will be registering for, remember to write down the module names and codes so that you have something that you can refer to when completing your registration.