Where To Get A Postgraduate Diploma In Project Management. Have you completed your undergraduate qualifications in Project Management and are now looking for a postgraduate qualification? Here is a list of institutions offering postgraduate diplomas in this field.
Project management is the process of leading the work of a team to achieve all project goals within the given constraints, through planning, organizing and managing the project at hand.
Here is a list of various institutions offering a Postgraduate diploma in Project Management:
The University of South Africa (Unisa)
Unisa aims to empower students with the necessary competencies (knowledge, skills, values and attitudes) to analyse, synthesise and apply relevant information within project environments.
Learners will be able to critically analyze organizational contexts, governance, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements and risk management when applying fundamental project management principles in a real-life situation.
Applicants can only register for this course once they have received confirmation that their admissions application has been accepted, if they were required to apply for a postgraduate qualification.
The Management College of South Africa (MANCOSA)
MANCOSA is a private distance higher education institution, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management is a one year specialised programme that enables students to develop an advanced understanding of concepts, approaches and tools relevant to the field of project management.
The minimum entry requirement is a cognate Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma at NQF level 7. It is possible to gain entry to the programme on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Stellenbosch Business School
This internationally accredited Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management offered at Stellenbosch Business School incorporates advanced management skills and strategic project management skills, allowing students to confidently fill senior-level positions in any organization.
This Postgraduate Diploma is the only qualification of its kind delivered by a business school in South Africa. Passed at a certain level, it can provide access to an MBA.
Students can choose to either study from home (online) or on campus for a period of 1 -2 years.
The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
The Advanced Diploma in Project Management offered by CPUT draws students from various fields.
Some students will not necessarily have a background in Project Management, but students who meet the minimum requirements will be selected based on a ranking system using appropriate selection criteria.
A candidate will be considered for admission to this qualification if they are in possession of an appropriate HEQSF aligned Diploma (NQF level 6) or Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) of which the major subjects align to the focus of this qualification and the average of the final year subjects at NQF level 6 is 60%.