Colleges and Universities Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Management in South Africa

  • Course Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Management(Management)
  • Major Subject: Management
  • Course Category: Post Graduate Diploma Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Management is a specialized academic program that focuses on developing managerial and leadership skills for individuals seeking to enhance their career prospects in the business and management sectors. Students may cover the following topics:
i. Strategic management
ii. Organizational behavior
iii. Marketing
iv. Finance
v. Operations management
vi. Human resource management
vii. Business ethics

Students should note that specific details of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management program may vary across institutions in South Africa.

In South Africa, graduates holding a Postgraduate Diploma in Management may work as:
a. Project Manager
b. Supply Chain Manager
c. Management Consultant
d. Entrepreneurship and Start-ups
e. General Manager
f. Business Development Manager
g. Marketing Manager
h. Human Resources Manager
i. Operations Manager
j. Financial Analyst

Institutions Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Management

  • Wits Business School  Wits Business School , Johannesburg  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Bachelor’s degree (NQF 7)
    -Limited working experience an advantage but not a requirement
    -Mathematics – a level of competence equivalent to the requirements of the SA matriculation certificate – a minimum of a 55% for Mathematics or 70% for Mathematical Literacy
    -In exceptional cases, non-degreed individuals with working experience are considered

    Course Overview:
    -Financial & Mgnt Accounting,
    -Operations Mgnt,
    -Marketing Mgnt,
    -Strategic Mgnt,
    -HR & Organisation Design and Development,
    -Analytical Problem Solving & Decision Making,
    -Business Disruption & Innovation,
    -Financial Mgnt,
    -Entrepreneurship Mgnt

    Tuition fees: R 82,793
  • Boston City Campus and Business College Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    Course content:

    (i) Operations and Risk Control Management

    (ii) Finance for Corporate Action

    (iii) Strategic Branding for SMMEs

    (iv) Business Research Methods

    (v) Personal & Career Development

    (vi) Global Marketing in the Digital Era

    (vii) Human Capital Development & Talent Management

    (viii) Legal Aspects & Commercial Negotiations

    (ix) Research Project Report

    Admission shall be granted to holders of any of the qualifications below:

    (i) Bachelor’s Degree, NQF (HEQSF) Level 7 minimum Credits 360

    (ii) Advanced Diploma, NQF (HEQSF) Level 7 minimum Credits 120

    (iii) Equivalent qualification from a foreign higher education institution

    Course duration: One year
  • UCT Graduate School of Business UCT Graduate School of Business, Cape Town  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Applicants should be at least 25 years old and have a minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience.
    -A graduate level qualification or NQF level 7 equivalent is also required. Applicants without a degree may be considered through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) route. PGDip candidates applying via the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) route are required to write the AQL section of the National Benchmark Test (NBT)

    Course Overview:
    1: Values-based Leadership
    2: Building Business Acumen
    3: Business Acumen II
    4: Emerging Markets in Context

    Tuition fees: R 80,000
  • Henley Business School, Africa Henley Business School, Africa, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 12 months (Part-time)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • Middle to senior management with NQF 7
    • Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma.
    • 3 years minimum management experience.
    • 5 years or more management experience with
    • no qualification will be considered via Recognition of Prior Learning (10%of every cohort).

    Tuition fees: R 83,200
  • Gordon Institute of Business Science Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Completed degree/ SAQA accredited NQF 7 qualification
    -At least 5 years work experience, of which 2 years must be management
    -Matriculation certificate level competence in mathematics
    -SAQA certificate for all qualifications completed outside SA (international)

    Tuition fees: R 297,000
  • REGENT Business School REGENT Business School, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 1 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Bachelor’s degree, Advanced Diploma or equivalent qualification; at least 2 years of managerial experience

    Course Overview:
    -General Management
    -Marketing Management
    -Financial Management
    -Operations and Innovation Management
    -Business Research
  • IIE Varsity College IIE Varsity College, Cape Town  
    Course entry requirements:
    -An appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR
    -An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR
    -An equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification

    A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NQF L7 equivalence in an appropriate field.

    Course duration: 1 year

    Mode of study: Part time
  • Vaal University of Technology Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark  
    Course entry requirements:
    Relevant Advanced Diploma in Management or equivalent qualification or relevant SAQA approved qualification on NQF level 7.

    Course duration: 1 year

    Mode of study: Full time
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban  

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