BA in Public Management and Governance
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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Public Management and Governance
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BA in Public Management and Governance
Programme Code: B34PKQ
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 352
The purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with substantive, theoretical and intellectual knowledge, cognitive and research skills such as critical reasoning, data mining and processing, problem solving, interpretation, analytical and evaluative skills; communication skills and a normative basis in line with internationally accepted dimensions of “good governance”. It is also a purpose of this qualification to equip students to operate in an environment where the traditional boundaries between the public sector and the community or third sector are rapidly disappearing. These bodies of knowledge and skills base are aimed at equipping students to operate close to decision-makers and support them by making available and processing information to enable them to function in the highly complex and dynamic public arena where state, market and society interact in the shaping of society.
Public Managers in State Departments, Provincial Departments and Municipalities, Public, Private and NGO Sector, Administrative and Managerial Positions.
A minimum APS of 26 with Mathematics or 28 with Mathematical Literacy. English 5 (60%), Mathematics or Technical Mathematics 3 (40%), or Mathematical Literacy 5 (60%).
Selection is based on academic merit.