With much investment and commitment happening in the South African educational system, it’s really no wonder that there are a lot of incredible postgraduate courses and programmes being developed here. Prospective students have tons of questions when it comes to diploma study. Rest assured, MANCOSA has all the answers. Find out more about postgraduate study options.
What is postgraduate study
Allowing graduates to further develop their functional and strategic competencies in the field of family business management, this diploma also provides a foundation for further postgraduate study in management.
Postgraduate study is the education you can pursue once you have completed an undergraduate degree or qualification. The purpose of a postgraduate degree, diploma or certificate is to further your education and strengthen your knowledge and skills in a particular field. Some of the most common questions we are asked about postgraduate studies are:
- What is a postgraduate diploma?
- What postgraduate diploma is best to study after a degree?
- Is a postgraduate diploma equivalent to a degree?
It’s simple, a postgraduate diploma is a shorter qualification than a Master’s Degree, although it is usually at the same academic level as one. Many South African universities and institutions have a number of postgraduate options available. Here are some of the best postgraduate diplomas offered by MANCOSA:
1. Family Business Management
Do you have a thriving family business that you’d like to join or would you like to contribute to its success? The Family Business Management postgraduate diploma focuses on allowing graduates to further develop their functional and strategic competencies in the field of family business management, this diploma also provides a foundation for further postgraduate study in management.
2. Project Management
The value of this Project Management postgraduate diploma is that it ensures students are guided in developing an advanced understanding of concepts, approaches and tools that are relevant to the field of project management. This boosts their capacity to manage and improve outputs and deadlines. Stay ahead of the curve with this advanced coursework.
3. Educational Management
Effective leaders and teachers must find new ways to address regulatory, leadership and management challenges in South Africa’s complex educational environment. This postgraduate diploma in Educational Management is just the kind of postgraduate programme you need to make sure you’re properly positioned to meet these challenging requirements. The programme is designed to meet the needs of these kinds of educational managers in this climate of change.
4. Business Management
The postgraduate diploma in Business Management programme will ensure that students are able to apply management competencies to the complex and changing business environments in today’s workplace. The coursework is particularly geared towards a skill set designed to drive organisational growth. These skills make for successful managers and leaders.
Find the best postgraduate study opportunities
If you’re looking for the right postgraduate diploma for your goals, then contact us and arrange to speak to a MANCOSA student advisor today! Not only is there a wide choice of postgraduate diplomas to choose from, but there is also an excellent postgraduate certificate in Education and Further Education Training.