Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management

Develop an advanced understanding of concepts, approaches and tools relevant to the field of project management.

1 year
NQF Level 8
120 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support 
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support


The Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management is a one year specialised programme that enables students to develop an advanced understanding of concepts, approaches and tools relevant to the field of project management. Project management impacts directly on the growth and advancement of most modern organisations and is a much-sought-after qualification.

The programme enhances the capacity of managers to improve production and service delivery thereby contributing to organisational effectiveness. The programme also provides for the attainment of quantitative skills in Project Finance and Project Management.


Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Apply project management principles in a work-based context
  • Apply quantitative methodologies in making work-based decisions
  • Utilise technology to solve work-based problems
  • Manage people in a project
  • Display project leadership skills
  • Apply financial management principles
  • Display knowledge of quality principles

Programme structure

Duration: 1 year

Semester 1

  • Project Risk Management
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Scope and Scheduling
  • Project Resource and Procurement Management


  • Project Stakeholder and Communication Management
  • Project Financial Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Applied Technology

Admission requirements

The minimum entry requirement is an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate Advanced Diploma.


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