Qualification & Code
DIPLOMA: PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

DP_PBM

Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview
Bloemfontein

3 years

full and part-time

Semester 1

360

6

Senior Certificate / NSC or equivalent qualification

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

A Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification is required for admission.

Applications in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NVC) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.

Candidates with a CUT score lower than 27 may be subject to a selection process based on a minimum number of points to be scored on the CUT scoring scale.

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a mark of 50% for English is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in English is required.

Pre-requisites

If a student fails a specific module, the module must first be repeated in the next year (in the semester in which the module is presented).  The student may continue with the next years’ modules, with the condition that the student first repeat the modules previously failed.  No student will be allowed to register for more than five modules per semester except for the students who applied for subject recognition.

Career Opportunities

Public sector positions in the fields of General Management, Financial Management, Human resources Management and the political milieu (i.e. national, Regional and Local Government). Owing to the wide variety of duties and activities in the public sector, public functionaries are employed at institutions throughout the country. There are several fields of interest, including auditing, financial and procurement management, human resources management, office management, project management, and governmental relations.

Remarks

All new first-year students may register for this programme during 2017.

All instructional offering are compulsory.

After successful completion of this qualification, a diploma will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony at CUT.

This programme will be offered on a full-time basis and part-time basis over a period of 3 years.

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies requires the successful completion of two instructional offerings, A and B in this specific order.

A distinction (75% or more) in instructional offering A ensures exemption from instructional offering B.  A pass (without distinction) means that the student must pass instructional offering B in order to meet the pre-requisite for the learning programme.  Failing instructional offering A means that the student must register for instructional offering A in a subsequent semester.

No student will be allowed to graduate without completing the Academic Literacy and Communication Studies programme.

No student will be allowed to graduate without completing Information Literacy (PIM5011).

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

PEM11AB

  Public Resource Management I

PTS11AB

  Public Information Services I

POM11AB

  Public Office Management and Customer Services I

PDM12AB

Public Decision-Making I

PSD12AB

Local Government Service Delivery Management I

SLM12AB

Self-Management I

LCS5011

LCS5012

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

PIM5011

Information Literacy

NMR11AB

  Numeracy

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

PFM21AB

Public Financial Management II

PAM21AB

Public Administration and Management II

PHR21AB

Public Human Resource Management II

INC22AB

Intersectoral Collaboration

POB22AB

Public Project Management II

PLM22AB

Procurement and Supply Chain Management II

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

PAM31AB

  Public Administration Management III

FPM31AB

 

Financial and Procurement Management III

PHR31AB

Public Human Resource Management III

PCS32AB

Policy Studies III

PMP32AB

Public Management Practice and Work Integrated Learning III

PGB32AB

Programme Management III

For more information contact: Department of Government Management

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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