Qualifications offered


Master's degrees by coursework and minor dissertation

Contact: A/Prof Rudi Laugksch                 Apply online                         

The Master's qualification offered by the School can be pursued either by coursework or by research only. Most programmes, unless specified otherwise, offer full-time courses and intake is in February each year. Applications close on 31 October. There are nine (9) possible areas of M.Ed. specialisation (click on specialisation to contact convener): The M.Ed. is offered in the following specialisms:


Masters 2021 timetable (2nd Semester)
SOE Masters handbook 2021

Humanities PG Handbook
Humanities PG Class Number Booklet
Humanities PG Registration Notice to Students in Education 
School of Education Master’s Handbook 
UCT Student Fees Handbook

Other downloadable documents: Information for School of Education students

Master's degrees by dissertation only

Guidelines for a description of intended research which must accompany an application for MEd / MPhil in Education by dissertation only

Research ethics forms

Kevin Rochford Memorial Scholarship for study in Science Education. Information (PDF).