The Bachelor of Education degree equips students to become qualified Intermediate Phase teachers (Grade 4 to 7). The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching qualification is to develop resourceful, adaptable, pedagogically flexible, knowledgeable, proactive, reflective teachers specifically for Intermediate Phase teaching and learning and with South African contexts and realities in mind. To this end, you will become competent in educational theory, the context of education, schools and classrooms, the requisite disciplinary knowledge, and pedagogical content knowledge essential for Intermediate Phase teaching and learning. You will develop a thorough understanding of the holistic development of the child from birth, as well as the educational and ecological contexts and issues that shape children’s learning and experience of school.

The Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching degree is presented at the NQF Exit Level 7 with minimum total credits of 480, earned over a minimum period of four years. The Department of Higher Education and Training approved and recognised the degree and placed the qualification on a REQV 14. The programme has been accredited by the Council on Higher Education; accreditation no: H/PR148/E012CAN. Furthermore, the degree is registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with ID: 112486.

CLOSING DATE: SANTS will have two intakes annually, namely a January and July intake. The closing date for admission in January will be 31 October of the previous year. The closing date for a July intake will be 31 May of that year.

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    Admission is through one of the following options as per programme approval by the Department of Higher Education and Training:
    a. National Senior Certificate with admission to Bachelor degree studies with:
    • 50% for Home Language; and
    • 40% for English First Additional Language, or a

    b. Completed Senior Certificate with university (complete) exemption or with endorsement, prior to 2008 with:

    • 50% for Home Language; and
    • 40% for English First Additional Language, or a

    c. National Certificate Vocational with:

    • 70% or above for the Home Language and the First Additional Language,
    • 60% or above for four vocational subjects, or a

    d. National Professional Diploma in Education (NPDE) with Intermediate Phase specialisation with an overall percentage of 65%.


    The tuition fees to study towards the Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching programme include all study material, assignments, tuition, examinations, and access to a student portal as well as non-compulsory face-to-face support sessions.

    Annual tuition fees for the first-year enrolment ranges from a minimum of R22 050 to a maximum of R23 783, depending on the language choices.

    Tuition fee payment options are available to accommodate the needs of individual students. Each payment option is related to a specified tuition fee payment date, which the student is required to rigidly adhere to. The two options available are:

    • Option 1: TWO equal Tuition fees per semester; due dates 31 March and 31 August.
    • Option 2: TEN equal monthly instalments. The annual tuition fee will be divided into 10 equal
      payments and payable at the end of each month.

    Students who need to make alternative payment arrangements must contact SANTS before the commencement of a semester.

    Note: Tuition fees are subject to change. In pursuit of providing affordable quality education, SANTS strive to limit tuition fee increases to the minimum but some increases in costs are unavoidable. It remains a student’s responsibility to remain informed of the respective tuition fees and increases.


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    087 353 2504

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