BA Hons Public Management and Governance

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Public Management and Governance
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BA Hons Public Management and Governance
Programme Code: H1APGQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 79166

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 31 October 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 1 Year Full-Time and 2 Years Part-Time

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The purpose of this qualification is to equip graduates with a major in public management, public administration and public governance and mid-career public and development managers already in possession of a BA (Public Management and Governance). BA (Public Management and Development) and BA (Public Administration and Management) degree with public policy and management competencies at Honours level in order to establish and enhance good governance at local, provincial, national and regional public and development sectors.

Admission Requirements

Any student with a bachelor’s degree with Public Administration or equivalent qualification with a major module in Public Administration/ Public Management/ Public Governance (including a BTech degree, or Advanced Diploma, majoring in Public Administration/ Public Management/ Public Governance) with an acceptable study record (average of 65% in Public Administration / Public Management / Public Governance) will be admitted to the BA (Public Management and Governance) Honours programme.

For students with a bachelor’s degree other than a degree in Public Administration/Public Management/Public Governance/Development Studies with Public Governance/Public Administration as a major the requirements are: students must have passed Public Management and Governance 3 A, B, C & D (on NQF Level 7) with an average of 65%.

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