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Advanced Diploma in Management

Period of study: 1 Year

The Advanced Diploma in Management exits at NQF Level 7 and the minimum duration is one year. 

Students need to obtain a total of 120 SAQA credits in order to obtain the qualification.  

Minimum requirements

Minimum requirements for admission to the programme:

The general Rules of the University in respect of admission to postgraduate studies (aligned with the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQSF) are applicable to this programme. 

The following are the requirements for entry into the Advanced Diploma in Management: 

  • A relevant Diploma at NQF level 6, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent as approved by SAQA.
  • The student must have passed subjects related to management.
  • In addition, the student must have obtained an average of 60% of the qualification.


Subject content

The curriculum consists of five compulsory modules and a Business Research Project:

  • Strategic Management – 24 points
  • Project Management   – 24 points
  • Managerial Finance – 24 points
  • Human Resources Management – 24 points
  • Business Research – 24 points.

Graduates with this qualification can work in a variety of sectors including the public sector, private sector as well NPOs and NGOs. 

Graduates can take up positions relating to strategic management, project management, human resources management, managerial finance as well as business research within lower management, middle management and top management. 

For more information, contact the School’s Academic Administrator:

Boitumelo Mabija
Telephone (053) 491 0157


You can download a comprehensive list of all our qualifications that will be offered in 2022 by clicking here.