Public sector organisations need good managers. The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management is a preparation for managing and advising public sector organisations. There is an emphasis on managing people, managing change and designing and using information systems.
You should either have a good degree in a social sciences discipline or another appropriate discipline (qualifications in other subjects will be assessed on their merits), or an equivalent qualification and suitable relevant work experience.
You will Study four (4) compulsory courses:
- Public Policy and Management: Perspectives and Issues
- Human Resource Management and Development
- Management Information and Information Systems
- Managing Organisational Change
By following this programme you will be well qualified for senior positions in government public services, international organisations and NGOs.
Duration Of Programme
A minimum of one year; maximum registration of five years
Each course is assessed by:
- Two assignments
- A three hour examination held in the October examination period
Each assignment consists of compulsory questions or an essay-based topic, which should be answered in no more than 2500 words. Assignments and examinations are weighted 30:70