Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

Faculty of Commerce







The underlying purpose for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management is to 1) facilitate career transitions to middle and senior management positions and 2) provide an academic conduit for students to pursue further areas of study in the field of business management and administration, specifically the Master of Business Administration. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management provides an in-depth understanding of the most important areas of the business management field. This is done by enhancing students’ management skills and knowledge and providing them with a solid academic grounding. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management graduates can work across sectors and industries and apply their skills sets to a

range of workplace management and administration scenarios. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management also responds and addresses the scarce skills shortage as detailed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to produce graduates who can meaningfully contribute to the economy. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management will provide businesses with competent, well-educated managers who possess a thorough understanding of their work and the ability to analyse information critically and make informed, meaningful, practical decisions

The programme duration is 1 years minimum

Students could pursue a career as a:

  • Business Advisor
  • Human Resources Practitioner
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Owner
  • General Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Office Manager

Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: - Post graduate Diploma in Business Management and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony, couriered to the nearest branch, or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.NB: Certificates cannot be issued to the students before a graduation ceremony.The student’s responsibility is to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before issuing a qualification.

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The following are the requirements for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management:

  • Three-year, 360-credit bachelor’s degree or National Higher Diploma or Advanced Diploma (NQF7), accredited by the CHE or any accredited institution of higher learning.
  • A copy of degree or National Higher Diploma or Advanced Diploma as well as an academic transcript, indicating the symbols or percentage indicating whether the qualification was completed.
  • If you are a sponsored student, include a letter from your sponsor indicating that they are responsible for your tuition fees.
  • The Lyceum Faculty of Commerce may require additional selection criteria where necessary.
  • An updated detailed Curriculum Vitae, with a minimum of two years or more managerial/professional work experience.
  • Provide a clear copy of an Identity Document or Passport. A copy of a driver’s licence will not be allowed.

International students whose first language is not English may be required


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