The Faculty of Economic & Management Sciences at the University of the Western Cape invites applicants who are keen to expand their knowledge, skills and applied competence to enrol for the Advanced Diploma in Public Administration. The Advanced Diploma in Public Administration, which is offered by the School of Government, is an SAQA-accredited qualification at National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 7.
The Advance Diploma in Public Administration is aimed at those already working in government, municipalities and development organisations in South Africa and other developing countries. It specifically targets those who aspire to advance to senior positions within government, municipalities and the development sector.
Duration of Course:
The Advanced Diploma requires a minimum of one year full-time study. Part-time, with classes offered only in the Western Cape, requires minimum of two years’ studies.
Interested candidates should have either a Senior Certificate and a minimum of three years’ appropriate practical work experience in the areas of Governance and Public Administration & Management or a Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Public Administration or a related field a have applied for Recognition of Prior Learning through the University of the Western Cape’s Division of Lifelong Learning.
The application deadline is 31 May 2011.
Fair Share, a unit within the School of Government at the University of the Western Cape, is in a process of accepting applications for short courses which are in the main stream of the Certificate in Local Economic Development programme. These short courses are designed to equip participants with theoretical as well as professional skills in order to participate meaningfully in the economic and social development processes of the country.
The courses are tailor-made to strengthen the capacity of practitioners in promoting local economic development. Additionally, participants will be assisted to develop strategies that are responsive to challenges of globalisation, rampant poverty and inequalities.
The following short courses will be offered by School of Government within the Faculty of Economic & Management Sciences:
- Organisational Leadership: 9–13 May 2011;
- Local Economic Development: 6–10 June 2011;
- Local Governance: 4–8 July 2011;
- Municipal Finance & Budgeting: 1–5 August 2011;
- Research Methods: 12–16 September 2011;
- Research for LED: 12–16 September 2011.
Interested candidates should either have a Senior Certificate or an NQF Level 4 qualification. Students who have applied for Recognition of Prior Learning through the Division of Lifelong Learning at the University of the Western Cape, may also apply.
Applications for short courses close on 30 April 2011.
For more information on the Advanced Diploma in Public Administration and the above short courses, contact:
Tel. 021 959 3842/3
Fax 021 959 3826