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					                                      UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG

                                          FACULTY OF EDUCATION

                                      APPLICATION YEAR              2   0

               APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE MEd DEGREE COURSE
INITIALS AND SURNAME:
TITLE:    Dr                Mr                Mrs              Miss
UJ STUDENT NUMBER:
TELEPHONE NUMBER:       HOME:                      WORK:
                        CELL:                      FAX:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
PRESENT OCCUPATION:
POSTAL ADDRESS:
                                                           POSTAL CODE:

STUDY RECORD:

QUALIFICATION                        YEAR        INSTITUTION                   AVERAGE PERCENTAGE




Attach to the application:
1. Two certified copies of certificates
2. Two certified copies of the complete academic record of the BEd Hons or appropriate honours degree

PARTICULARS OF PROGRAMMES:

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Important note: Each Department follows a selection process in selecting students for the relevant Master’s
programme. Complying with the entrance requirements as stated below does not give automatic entry into a
programme, but will initiate the selection process.

 Students should have obtained a BEd Honours or a suitable four-year professional bachelor’s degree or an
appropriate Honours degree and a teacher’s diploma/teaching qualification, plus work experience in the proposed
field of specialization.

Additional selection criteria:
     Minimum of 65% in the previous degree.
     Academic and oral competence
     Relevant work and field-related experience
     Intra-personal and inter- personal skills
     Computer literacy
     Research competence


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Applications for admission to the Masters degree close annually on 15 November or as otherwise indicated.
Please forward your completed application forms and certified copies of your qualifications and academic record to
the following address:

The Faculty Officer (Education)
University of Johannesburg
P O Box 524
AUCKLAND PARK
2006




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OPTIONS:


You must choose between basing your masters’ degree solely on a dissertation (full research) OR coursework in the
first year (which account for 50% of your final mark) coupled with a minor-dissertation in the second year (which can
account for the remaining 50% of your final mark)

OPTION 1 – MEd Coursework:
(Indicate your choice in the left hand column by X)

             FIELD OF STUDY                           COURSE      CONTACT PERSON                 TEL. NO.
                                                       WORK
1.MEd Coursework:
Areas of specialization
Adult Education.
Curriculum Policy Evaluation
Educational Linguistics
Environmental Education
Higher Education
Inclusive Education
                                                               Dr K Steenkamp           (011) 559 2904
Information and Communication
Technology in Education
Life and Career Orientation
Mathematics and Science Education
Philosophy of Education
Teacher Education
Values and Human Rights in Education



2.MEd in Educational Management                                Prof C Loock             (011) 559 2732

OR
OPTION 2 – MEd Dissertation:
(Indicate your choice in the left hand column by X)

                                                        MED: DISSERTATION
             FIELD OF STUDY                           DISSER-      CONTACT PERSON                TEL. NO.
Topics related to the following broad areas may       TATION
                be investigated:
Department of Education Studies
Adult Education
Curriculum Studies
Higher Education                                 Dr K Steenekamp                        (011) 559 2904
Philosophy of Education
Sociology of Education
Department of Educational Management
Educational Management                           Prof C Loock                           (011) 559 2732
Department of Mathematic, Science, Technology and Computer Education
ICT in Education
Mathematics Education
                                                 Prof D van der Westhuizen ,            (011) 559 3236
Science Education
Technology Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Environmental Education
Educational Linguistics
Learning Area Methodology                        Prof H van Rooyen                      (011) 559 2674
Teacher Education
Values and Human Rights Education

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Department of Educational Psychology
Inclusive Education
Life and Career Orientation                                 Prof G van der Westhuizen           (011) 559 3332
Psychology of Education

As part of the curriculum all students who enroll for a Master’s degree by Dissertation must attend a short learning
programme in research methodology.


INQUIRIES:

Inquiries about the application may be directed to:
Mr Lawrence Nzama
 (011) 559-3251
lawrencez@uj.ac.za

I HEREWITH DECLARE THAT THE INFORMATION SUPPLIED IS ACCURATE AND THAT I AM NOT
WITHHOLDING ANY INFORMATION ASKED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE HEADING. I ACCEPT THAT THE
RENDERING OF FALSE INFORMATION OR THE CANCEALMENT OF RELEVANT INFORMATION CAN LEAD
TO THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THIS APPLICATION.




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 SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT                                                            DATE



FOR OFFICE USE ONLY:

Application received by:
Administrative selection done by
                                      Description                                               Yes/no     Notes/detail
Prior qualification:                  BEd Honours (same specialization as MEd)

                                      Appropriate Honours degree and a teacher’s
                                      diploma/teaching qualification

                                      65% average

Academic selection done by:

Academic criteria                     Work experience in the proposed field of specialization
                                      Prior learning experience in the field (if not meeting
                                      minimum of 65% in the previous degree)
                                      Relevant work and field-related experience
                                      Intra-personal and inter-personal skills
                                      Computer literacy
                                      Research competence
(Other)

Admitted:                               YES                        NO



Signature: ……………………………………………..                                 Date: …………………………………..

Notes:




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