The Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) Teaching is a 4-year professional qualification (NQF 7) designed to provide initial education and training to those aspiring to become educators. Students specialise in both Senior and FET phases of teaching – making them more competitive in the labour market. They will be required to choose subjects as their teaching specialisations.


Work Integrated Learning (WIL)/ Teaching Practice

This is a compulsory component which requires students to undertake teaching practice. Each teaching practice session takes place over four (4) consecutive weeks in each semester, starting in year two of the degree.

Students must attend schools within a hundred kilometre radius of the following MANCOSA learning centres: Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Polokwane, Pietermaritzburg, East London, Gqeberha and Pretoria. Open to SA Applicants only.


Student Support Services

  • Dedicated student services consultants for queries.
  • On-site, and telephonic counselling and personal well-being professional support.
  • A range of specialist physical and virtual academic resource materials.

We encourage all prospective BEd students to visit the SACE website at: www.sace.org.za to familiarise with the requirements for SACE registration.



It is well known that South African trained educators enjoy global recognition, and there exists a continued worldwide demand for South African educators. The undergraduate degree prepares a student to become an Educator, Head of Department, School Manager, Department Official or Education Manager. This degree is an essential qualification for those aspiring to teach in the South African public and private sector.