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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$2,101 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts Honours (BAHons)
Start Date:February 2021
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 October 2021
Programme Overview

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.

Curriculum

Public Management and Governance: Methodology

Public Management and Governance: Research Essay

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 PMG 3 A, B, C & D with an average of 65%.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Public Services Administrator.
– Project Administrator.
– Administrative Service Manager.
– Activist/ Lobbyist.
– Communications Officer.
– Contract Administrator.
– Environmental Health Officer.
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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,101
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,285

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R‭34,845‬

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R‭34,845‬) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R‭37,885‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad
Head of Academic Programmes
 
Miss Lynell van Heerden
Centre Manager