Advanced Diploma in Operations Management

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Department of Quality and Operations Management, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Quality and Operations Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Advanced Diploma in Operations Management
Programme Code: A6OM0Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 109770

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Operations Management is to develop the students’ applied and cognitive competencies in acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of Operations Management principles so that students should be able to analyse and explain operations decisions. Additionally, the student should also be able to reflect on the theories and application of these operations management decisions in their respective workplace. The qualification is to develop a graduate competency in the knowledge, attitudes, insight and skills required for the quality management and related professions. The proposed curriculum will enable the graduate to competently apply and integrate theoretical principles, evidence-based techniques, practical experience and appropriate skills in an independent manner in a variety of settings.

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Admission Requirements

31 October 2022

Selection Process

The minimum admission requirement is a relevant National Diploma or Diploma qualification at NQF level 6 or NQF level 6 equivalent. Students are selected on the basis of academic merit and an approved field(s) of study. An average mark of 60% in the previous degree qualification is required. Although preference will be given to student with Operations Management and Management Services qualifications.

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