We can make your career dreams a reality

Embury is equipped with all facilities and resources that are required for you to make the most of your Higher Education.


Our campuses utilise the latest advances in higher education, and our learning environments are designed to help students realise their full potential.


Embury Institute for Higher Education offers a number of qualifications for current and potential students. Click on the button below to find out more.


See how we can make your career goals and future dreams come true. Click on the button to see possible career paths which you can build with our courses.

Why studying with us is a good idea

A tertiary education is about more than just earning a piece of paper – it’s about developing your skills, broadening your horizons, forging lasting relationships, and growing as a person.
We at Embury are committed to helping you achieve all of these goals.

We are specialists in teacher education.

We produce highly trained, classroom-ready teachers.

We use and train students in 21st-century technologies.

All of our students benefit from much practical, classroom-based experience.

We offer an exciting exchange programme with a university in Norway.

Our lecturers are highly qualified and experienced professionals.

We have over 20 years of experience in teacher education.

Our graduates enjoy a roughly 90% employment rate.

Why studying with us

We want you to study with us.

Apply now to get more information about options and opportunities to further your career.
Studying with us

Study with us

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education

Our Faculty of Education offers a variety of programmes to ensure career opportunities for teachers in different phases. Read more about how you can become a teacher, or if you are unsure – see what options are available for you.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Embury offers select accredited and registered programmes through distance learning. Our distance education ensure that you are not limited to residential institutions, have no loss of income when you work and study, and can fit your studies around your lifestyle.

CPTD Courses for Teachers

Cptd Courses for teachers

In the same way that professional people (such as doctors or lawyers) are expected to develop their skills and knowledge every year after they have qualified, teachers are now also expected to further develop their professional skills.

Study at Embury

Embury is proud to have three campuses across South Africa where students can further and complete their studies. You can also choose our Distance Learning option.

Durban Musgrave Campus


Pretoria Montana Campus


Midrand Waterfall Campus


Distance Learning

Embury in the News

Take a look at what we are up to and of our past achievements and triumphs. We receive regular media and social media coverage.

The Hidden Value of a Teaching Qualification

What do Desmond Tutu, Oliver Tambo, Athol Fugard and Robert Sobukwe have in common, apart from their dedication to freedom in South Africa? They were all once teachers. At some point in their lives, so too were J.K. Rowling, Sting, Hugh Jackman and, more recently, Oprah. In fact, a cursory desktop search of teachers who…


Why PE teachers need to be more than just stand-ins

Gone are the days of developing gross and fine motor skills in children by letting them climb trees, or make and fly kites, says Michael Mthethwa, Physical Education specialist lecturer at the Embury Institute for Higher Education’s Musgrave Campus in Durban. Click here to read more.


Michael Mthethwa’s interview with Voice of the Cape

Michael Mthethwa, Embury’s HOP: Advance Diploma in Physical Education & School Sports, gets interviewed by Voice of the Cape’s Ayesha Laatoe. They discuss the importance of physical education in schools and how it impacts the lives of students. Michael measures the need for physical education for students according to international standards. He also talks about…