School of Administration & Management
Higher Certificate in Management Elective Focus in Public Sector Management
Qualification / Course Information
The Higher Certificate in Management is an entry-level management qualification. The flexible structure of the qualification enables candidates to select outcomes that meet the diverse roles and responsibilities required by a range of industries in the private and public sectors. It is designed for candidates not meeting the admission requirements for degree level studies.
The Higher Certificate in Management provides students, who did not receive access to degree studies, an opportunity to complete a qualification on NQF level 5, which in turn provides direct access to diploma or degree studies.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
After successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Management the student may articulate to a relevant diploma or degree.
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 HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT ARE:
- a Senior Certificate (SC); or
- a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in three modules, including a Home Language and a minimum
- of 30% in three other modules; or
- a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V));
- a minimum of 40% for English Home Language and 30% for First Additional Language.
- Grade 12 with no less than 20 points* over 6 modules (No G's)
*Conditional admission limited as per academic quota
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 Higher Certificate in Management should be structured according to the chosen major elective. The following core modules form part of each major elective and are compulsory: