Masters & Doctoral degree information

Please note that the below admission requirements are subject to change pending selection and possible faculty-specific requirements.

Study information is subject to change and is a summary of the general fields of study. This information was compiled for introduction and orientation purposes and the North-West University accepts no liability for inaccuracies that may occur in this guide. The official yearbook of the University must in all cases be consulted during the process of compiling a programme for a specific field of study. The appropriate yearbook is available on request at:

Please note: owing to specific capacity constraints, the University reserves the right to select candidates for admission to certain fields of study. This means that prospective students who comply with the minimum requirements will not automatically be admitted to the courses in question. Because of the capacity limitations and the high demand from students for admission to particular fields of study, students will be selected on the basis of their Grade 12 results for admission to these fields.

Education

Postgraduate Studies in Education

Qualification

Description and Duration

Admission Rules and Requirements

Campus and Mode of Delivery

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MEd Education Law

Programme code: 4CG N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Educational Psychology

Programme code: 4CH N01 O801 P

 

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd International and Comparative Education

Programme code: 4CJ N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Mathematics Education

Programme code: 4CK N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Special Needs Education

Programme code: 4CL N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Philosophy of Education

Programme code: 4CM N01  O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Physical Education

Programme code: 4CN N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Computer Science Education

Programme code: 4CP N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Educational Management and Leadership

Programme code: 4CB N01 O801 P

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Curriculum Studies

Programme code: 4CC N01 O801 P

 

Duration: 1-4 years

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MEd Physical Science Education with Natural Sciences Education

Programme code: 4CE N01 O801 P

 

Duration: 1-4 years

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PhD Comparative Education

Programme code: 4CA R01 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Computer Science Education

Programme code: 4CA R02 O901P

 

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Curriculum Studies

Programme code: 4CA R03O901P

 

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Education Law

Programme code: 4CA R05 O901P

 

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Education Management

Programme code: 4CA R06 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Educational Psychology

Programme code: 4CA R07 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Mathematics Education

Programme code: 4CA R09 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Natural Sciences Education

Programme code: 4CA R10 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Philosophy in Education

Programme code: 4CA R11 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD Physical Education

Programme code: 4CA R12 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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PhD in Special Needs Education

Programme code: 4CA R14 O901P

Duration: 2-5 years

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