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Programme: PGDip Public Management

Code NQF level Faculty Duration Credits
07220040 NQF level:  08 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120

Programme information

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.

Admission requirements

  • 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.

Additional requirements

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.


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 each student to familiarise himself or herself 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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