Programme: PGDip Handling of Childhood Disability

Code Faculty
10220171 Faculty of Health Sciences
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year

Programme information

Note: Commencement of studies must be cleared with the head of department as the programme is presented every second year.

Admission requirements

A career-oriented bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification which is regarded as applicable for admission to study by the head of department.

At least one year professional experience after the degree or equivalent qualification has been obtained, in an area that is regarded as applicable by the head of department.

A student must fill at least a part-time post regarded as appropriate by the head of department for the field of study in question.

Additional requirements



Examinations and pass requirements

Students are required to attend all lectures and practical work to the satisfaction of the head of department, for admission to the examination.

Examination in the written, oral and/or practical components of an examination must be passed with a final mark of at least 50%, to pass in the module in question.

Pass with distinction

The diploma is awarded with distinction to a student who obtains an average of at least 75% in all the prescribed modules.

Minimum credits: 120

Fundamental modules

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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