Here’s Where To Find PGCE Online Courses

There has been a demand for teachers in South Africa and all around the world. Because of this, many Universities in South Africa are offering PGCE qualifications to help meet the demand for teachers in South Africa.


Here's Where To Find PGCE Online Courses

The PGCE qualification provides professional preparation for teaching Senior Phase (SP) grades 7-9 and Further Education and Training (FET, grades 10-12) phases of schooling.

To qualify for a PGCE you will need to have completed an undergraduate degree which includes at least 2 school related subjects. You undergrad school related subjects and your postgrad school related subjects need to be the same in order to able to teach them.


There many universities that offer PGCE qualifications and they are as follows:

  • University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • University of Zululand (UNIZULU)
  • Walter Sisulu University (WSU)
  • University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • University of Pretoria (UP)
  • University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
  • North-West University (NWU)
  • University of the Western Cape (UWC)
  • Rhodes University
  • University of the Free State (UFS)
  • Nelson Mandela University (NMU)
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
  • Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
  • Central University of Technology (CUT)
  • Varsity College (VC)
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • Two Oceans Graduate Instituteh

If you are interested in a PGCE qualification and need funding, you can check out the Funza Lushaka Bursary which offers funding that is aimed at providing support for students interested in teaching studies and want to complete a teaching degree.

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