Courses and Programmes​

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Academic Degrees/Programmes offered in the School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy:

1.BA Public Management and Governance:
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus - A general public management and governance focus
Soweto Campus - A more specialised public leadership and local governance focus
See the below document for more information on this programme.

BA Public Management and Governance.pdf


2. BA Honours (Public Management and Governance) 
Duration – 1 year full-time, after hours at the Auckland Park Campus
See the below document for more information on the BA Honours.

BA-Honours-Public-Management-and-Governance.pdf


3. Post Graduate Diploma (PGDIP) (Public Policy and African Studies)
Duration – 2 years full-time after hours at the Soweto Campus

See the below document for more information on this programme. 

PGDIP-public-policy-and-african-studies.pdf


4. MA Public Management and Governance (Research)
Duration – 1 year full-time OR two years part-time at the Auckland Park Campus

See the below document for more information on this programme. 

MA-public-management-and-governance-research.pdf


5. MA Public Management and Governance (Coursework)
Duration – 2 years full-time OR 3 years part-time at the Auckland Park Campus
See the below document for more information on this programme. 

MA-public-management-and-governance-coursework.pdf


6. PhD (Public Management & Governance)
Duration – 2 years full-time OR 3 years part-time at the Auckland Park Campus
See the below document for more information on this programme. 

PhD Public Management and Governance.pdf


7. Higher Certificate in Municipal Local Governance and Management (HCLGM) (NQF level 5)
Duration 1 year distance education (online) programme for mid-career officials and politicians on
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus.
See the below document for more information on this programme. 

Higher-Certificate-in-Local-Governance-and-Management.pdf


8. Advanced Certificate in Municipal Governance (ACMG) (Distance Education Online) (NQF level 6):
Duration 1 year part-time advanced block release programme for mid-career officials and politicians on Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
See the below document for more information on this programme. 

Advanced-Certificate-in-Municipal-Governance.pdf


For further details regarding the above programmes and other professional SPMGP qualifications and services, contact:
Contact:

Prof Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad
Head of Academic Programmes svyas-doorgapersad@uj.ac.za
For BA, BA Hons, MA and Doctoral programmes

Centre for Public Management and Governance Manager
Ms Lynell van Heerden, lynellvh@uj.ac.za
Telephone: +27 11 559 7617

School Administrative Assistant
Ms Zeenat Jansen Baloi
Email zeenatj@uj.ac.za
Telephone: +27 11 559 3225 Fax: +27 11 559 2447

For more information on the College of Business and Economics Programmes, follow the below link: https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/Pages/Undergraduate.aspx