Public Management

Program Overview

The Diploma in Public Management is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge and exposure on Public Management and Governance, emphasis is focused on the working of the Public Sectors. Some of the areas underlined are the role and responsibilities of public managers, public service delivery and the diverse environment in which Public Officers function.

At the successful completion of the program, the participants are expected to possess adequate knowledge, skills, and positive attitudes in the fields of public management to secure entry-level   career positions in the public sector as well in Non-Governmental organizations. The program would also help to pave the way to continue their higher studies in the field of Management in general and Public Management in particular.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 – Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

  • Public Administration
  • Computer Practice
  • Management Communication
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Finance
  • Municipal Administration
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Finance
  • Municipal Administration
  • Public Law

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Public Management. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 1½ Years – 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration: 1½ Years – 2½ Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year   

Career Opportunities

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Municipal General Manager
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Municipal Administration Manager
  • Non-Profit Organization Project Officer
  • Public Sector Human Resource Manager
  • National, Provincial and Local Government Administrator

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