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.

Closing dates
First registration period: 30 October 2019
Late registrations: 31 November 2019

Send applications to the School Registrar.

Career opportunities

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 manage-ment, human resources management, managerial finance as well as business research within lower management, middle management and top management.