Please note that this is a completely online programme.
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.
1. Advanced Diploma in Public Administration
Advanced Diploma in Public Management
relevant advanced diploma at NQF level 7
relevant bachelor’s degree
2. A minimum of 2 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
Students cannot be registered on the programme more than two years.
Examinations and pass requirements
- Continuous assessment is used for all modules and final module marks are calculated according to assessment summaries presented at the beginning of each module.
- There are no additional opportunities and should a student not be successful in a module, the whole module will have to be repeated when presented again.
Pass with distinction
Obtain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 75% (not rounded) and the Diploma must be completed within the minimum period of time.