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Public Management and Leadership


The programme is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of public managers. The programme may be studies in either semi-distance education or part-time format.

The programme consists of coursework modules in:

  • Research Methods and Practice
  • Advanced Administrative Theories
  • Advanced Personnel Administration
  • Personnel Management Techniques
  • Advanced Financial Administration
  • Financial Management Skills and Techniques
  • Advanced Municipal Administration; or
  • Advanced Provincial Administration

Requirements for admission

(Please note that these are the specific programme admission requirements - the university has its own minimum admission requirements.)


  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree from the University or other qualification/s approved by Senate.
  • Candidates who have passed the examinations on the grounds that they will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree by the University or on the grounds that the required status may later be granted to them, may be accepted as candidates for Honours degrees.  Senate may, with the approval of Council, determine the minimum number of new students who must register for a qualification/module for it to be offered.
  • A Bachelor's degree with a minimum pass of 60% in Public Administration is required.

Career fields

  • Politician
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Manager
Contact information
Ms Zandile Maqoko
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 041 5042263

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