The Postgraduate Diploma consists of compulsory modules at NQF level 8. The modules are worth 20 credits each. The student must complete all the compulsory modules to meet the 120 credits requirement for the qualification.
- An Advanced Diploma in Public Administration/Management (or any other relevant Advanced Diploma) at NQF level 7; or
- A relevant Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7; and
- A minimum of 3 years appropriate work experience in the public sector.
Any prospective student wishing to make claims of equivalence will have to produce written evidence of their competence to undertake a programme at this level (written entrance assignment set by the University) in accordance with the University’s RPL Policy and rules.
Other programme-specific information
Exam entry in all subjects requires a minimum 40%. In order to continue on the programme, all students must receive exam entry in every module. Students cannot be registered on the programme more than two years.
Pass with distinction
Obtain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 75% and the Diploma must be completed within the minimum period of time.