School of Administration & Management
Diploma in Management Specialisation in Business & Marketing Management
Qualification / Course Information
The Diploma in Management is a comprehensive qualification in management and designed specifically for managers and aspiring managers on all levels and in all spheres of business.
The thirteen (13) fields of specialisation within the Diploma in Management enables the student to select a major elective that meets the diverse roles and responsibilities required by a range of industries in the public and private sectors.
The Diploma in Management consists of 14 modules.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
After successful completion of the Diploma in Management (NQF 6), the student may articulate to a relevant Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or Bachelor's degree (NQF 7).
Student support is enhanced through our online interactive communication tool, electronic documents and websites, e-journals and e-books, management related videos, interactive feedback and supportive communication at all times.
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT ARE:
a Senior Certificate (SC); or
a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in four recognized 20-credit modules, including English Home Language or First Additional Language; or
a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V)) with a minimum of 50% in three fundamental subjects, including English; and a minimum of 60% in three vocational subjects; or
a STADIO formerly Southern Business School Certificate or Higher Certificate in Management on NQF Level 5; or
a Higher Certificate (NQF 5) in a cognate field
Alternative Admission Requirements
- 25 points over 6 modules
STADIO is committed to achieving inclusion and to overcome barriers to access and success in higher education. Applicants who do not meet the stated admission criteria, but who have relevant work experience and/or prior learning may apply for admission under the policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STADIO admits a maximum of 10% per cohort via RPL. The implementation of RPL is context-specific, in terms of discipline, programme and level. Further information may be obtained from your Student Recruitment Advisor.
The Diploma in Management should be structured according to the chosen major elective.
Core compulsory modules that form part of each field of specialisation are:
Management Practice I, II and III,
Business Communication , and
End User Computing
Download Information Pack for a detailed breakdown of the structure of each of the 13 major electives.
Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification:
Business and Marketing Management
Disaster Risk Management
Human Resource Management
Occupational Health and Safety Management
Public Sector Financial Management
Public Sector Management
Public Supply Chain Management
Public Transport and Fleet Management