Advanced Diploma Programs in South Africa

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Students attending academic institutions can qualify to receive an advanced diploma when they complete the requirements of the program. This special academic award can help students qualify for future job opportunities or additional education pursuits.

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Advanced Diploma of Management Human Resources

Nurture Education International
Online 2 years Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Are you an experienced Human Resources Manager? Have you been working hard to ensure that your organization is hiring the right staff and motivating and challenging those staff to increase retention? [+]

Are you an experienced Human Resources Manager? Have you been working hard to ensure that your organization is hiring the right staff and motivating and challenging those staff to increase retention?

It has been said over and over again that good management will make or break an organizations culture and in turn, those who are rewarded for their efforts, paid well and valued will stay and work hard for their organization. HR Managers play an important role in this process and those who are effective should be rewarded for their skills and experience too!

Individuals in this field, typically provide leadership and strategic direction in the human resource department of an organization.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Business

Nurture Education International
Online 2 years Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

This course reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions. [+]

This course reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions.

As a leader, you are responsible for planning and implementing change for continuous improvement in your organization and delegating and supporting the work of your staff.

Admission requirements.

Entry to this course is limited to those who have:

Literacy, Language, and Numeracy Online Assessment: At a year 12 level or equivalent A Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate with bachelor’s pass or;

If you do not have Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate then you will be required to complete a Nurture Education Diploma;... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

Nurture Education International
Online 2 years Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

This course reflects the role of individuals who apply specialized knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. [+]

This course reflects the role of individuals who apply specialized knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

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Advanced Diploma in Fashion

Elizabeth Galloway Academy Of Fashion
Campus Part time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Cape Town

We have found that it has been beneficial for students to further their education and training with a year of specialisation which exposes them to the work environment for extended periods of time. This enables students to better respond to challenges presented in the increasingly complex fashion industry. During this one year full-time or two years part-time programme, students will develop a deeper understanding of the entire value chain and gain industry experience within a specialised field of interest whether it is apparel, accessory design or any other specialised field within fashion. [+]

Advanced Diploma in Fashion (one-year, part-time)

We have found that it has been beneficial for students to further their education and training with a year of specialisation which exposes them to the work environment for extended periods of time. This enables students to better respond to challenges presented in the increasingly complex fashion industry. During this one year full-time or two years part-time programme, students will develop a deeper understanding of the entire value chain and gain industry experience within a specialised field of interest whether it is apparel, accessory design or any other specialised field within fashion.

If you are interested in enrolling for the 2016 year, classes will commence towards the end of January 2016, and you will need to complete your application process by the end of October 2015 so that your internship placements can be confirmed by end of November 2015.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Education

The Private Hotel School
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years July 2019 South Africa Stellenbosch + 1 more

The aim of this programme is to offer candidates (developers, teachers, trainers, managers) who already have a generic or specific qualification (at least 360 credits registered on the NQF level 6) but with limited background in hospitality management or culinary arts and/or consumer studies teaching, as well as those who are already training or teaching in the GET or FET bands, support in the form of part-time, off campus or distance learning, further education. [+]

This is two years distant learning program (in other words, the students can continue to work and need not be on the campus)

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Education – two years distant learning program The aim of this program is to offer candidates (developers, teachers, trainers, managers) who already have a generic or specific qualification (at least 360 credits registered on the NQF level 6) but with limited background in hospitality management or culinary arts and/or consumer studies teaching, as well as those who are already training or teaching in the GET or FET bands, support in the form of part-time, off-campus or distance learning, further education. This creates an opportunity to advance their specialized knowledge and skills so that they can teach/train/manage in these areas of specialization. Typically candidates who apply for this qualification will match one of the following profiles:... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Education in Remedial Education

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Remedial Education is to deliver professionally qualified remedial teachers and learning support specialists who can work in either inclusive mainstream classrooms or specialised schools. This is done by providing teachers with integrated theoretical knowledge, practical skills, specialised competence and experience of evidence-based practices around the pedagogy and didactics of remedial education for learners experiencing Specific Learning Disorders. [+]

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Remedial Education is to deliver professionally qualified remedial teachers and learning support specialists who can work in either inclusive mainstream classrooms or specialised schools. This is done by providing teachers with integrated theoretical knowledge, practical skills, specialised competence and experience of evidence-based practices around the pedagogy and didactics of remedial education for learners experiencing Specific Learning Disorders.

Target Group Teachers who wish to further their training and expertise as remedial teachers and learning support specialists. Teachers from all phases, mainstream and special needs schools would benefit from this diploma. District officials from the Department of Education who support learners requiring remedial education. Admission requirements ... [-]

Advanced Diploma in Accountancy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma is to prepare the student for further learning in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. The programme will also prepare the student for the job market by enabling a student to apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking skills to complex problems in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. [+]

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma is to prepare the student for further learning in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. The programme will also prepare the student for the job market by enabling a student to apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking skills to complex problems in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy are a Diploma or National Diploma with Financial Accounting, Auditing or Internal Auditing and Taxation at a 3rd year level and Grade 12 Mathematics with minimum APS of 4. Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second and third year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University of Johannesburg.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets

University of Johannesburg
Online 20 months August 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of financial markets and trading. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in financial markets. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize financial market principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investments relevant to the financial market industry will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional financial markets. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global and South African financial market perspective and an in-depth understanding of the marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment. [+]

Overview

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of financial markets and trading. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in financial markets. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize financial market principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investments relevant to the financial market industry will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional financial markets. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global and South African financial market perspective and an in-depth understanding of the marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Retailing

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Retailing is to develop the applied and practical competencies of the graduate in the acquisition, understanding, and application of retailing principles. It provides an intensive, focused and applied specialization within the field of Retail to ensure that graduates have a deep and systematic understanding of current thinking, practice, theory, and methodology in the field of Retail.

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The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Retailing is to develop the applied and practical competencies of the graduate in the acquisition, understanding, and application of retailing principles. It provides an intensive, focused and applied specialization within the field of Retail to ensure that graduates have a deep and systematic understanding of current thinking, practice, theory, and methodology in the field of Retail.

Admission requirements

An Applicant must hold an appropriate Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification on NQF level 6 as determined by a status committee. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular program does not necessarily guarantee admission to that program as specific selection criteria may be applied and due to space constraints.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Business Information Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop software solutions to solve business problems efficiently using the latest technologies. It produces the diplomat with the theoretical and practical skills set to apply the latest technologies and tools when developing an optimal software solution for a business. [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop software solutions to solve business problems efficiently using the latest technologies. It produces the diplomat with the theoretical and practical skills set to apply the latest technologies and tools when developing an optimal software solution for a business.

Admission requirements

Any appropriate Bachelor’s degree or 3 year Diploma in Information Technology, with at least one year of software development experience. Applicants need an average of 60% during their final year of study.

Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied and due to space constraints.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of financial markets and trading. [+]

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of financial markets and trading. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in financial markets. The curriculum includes ten topic areas ranging from Introduction to Financial Markets to Theory of Corporate Events to Trading in Financial Markets and Concluding Financial Market Transactions. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesise financial market principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investments relevant to the financial market industry will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional financial markets industry. The programme emphasises competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global and South African financial market perspective and an in-depth understanding of the marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Property Valuation and Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advance Diploma is to prepare Diploma or National Diploma students in the field of Property Valuation and Management. It will also provide an opportunity for students to become professional property valuers after successfully completing the requirements of the South-African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP). [+]

The purpose of the Advance Diploma is to prepare Diploma or National Diploma students in the field of Property Valuation and Management. It will also provide an opportunity for students to become professional property valuers after successfully completing the requirements of the South-African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP).

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The entrance requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Property Valuation and Management are a Diploma or National Diploma with specialisation in property management or equivalent and Grade 12 Mathematics with a minimum APS of 4. Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second and third-year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University of Johannesburg.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advance Diploma is to broaden and deepen the knowledge, understanding, insight and skills with the aim of further learning in Economics. The programme is designed to prepare the student for the job market by providing them with the tools for the correct interpretation and understanding of the economy on a microeconomic and macroeconomic level, within a framework of the business environment. [+]

The purpose of the Advance Diploma is to broaden and deepen the knowledge, understanding, insight and skills with the aim of further learning in Economics. The programme is designed to prepare the student for the job market by providing them with the tools for the correct interpretation and understanding of the economy on a microeconomic and macroeconomic level, within a framework of the business environment.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Economics are a Diploma, National Diploma or BTech with Economics as a major up to 3rd year level (with an average of 55% for Economics 3 AND an overall average of 55% for the relevant qualification AND a minimum APS of 4 for Mathematics). Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after successful completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science to all second and third-year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Financial Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma is to prepare Diploma or National Diploma students for further learning in the fields of Financial Management and Management Accounting. [+]

The purpose of the Advanced Diploma is to prepare Diploma or National Diploma students for further learning in the fields of Financial Management and Management Accounting.

The programme will prepare the student for the job market by enabling them to apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking skills to innovatively solve complex problems in Financial Management.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Financial Management are a Diploma or National Diploma with Financial Accounting and Management Accounting at a 3rd-year level and Grade 12 Mathematics with minimum APS of 4. Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second and third-year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University of Johannesburg.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Transportation Management

University of Johannesburg
Online 16 months August 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the AdvDip (Transportation Management) is to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of Transportation Management for prospective students who are currently middle managers or aspire towards middle management, in order to apply the principles of transport management in their working environment. [+]

Overview

The purpose of the AdvDip (Transportation Management) is to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of Transportation Management for prospective students who are currently middle managers or aspire towards middle management, in order to apply the principles of transport management in their working environment.

The programme makes provision for the development of knowledge and applied competence related to transport policy and legislation, transport planning and management, logistics processes and practices, project management and transport operations and costing.

The inclusion of research methodology and a research project, as well as a practical simulation module in which students will be required to apply their acquired theoretical knowledge to current industry-related challenges, offers students the opportunity to balance theory and practice.... [-]