Public Administration

Head of Department                           Mrs P Moodliar

Telephone                                           (0)31 907 7416/7122

Email                                                   pavinamo@mut.ac.za

Department Secretary                      Mrs Philile Khuzwayo                 

Secretary  Telephone                      (0)31 907 7122

Secretary  Email                               khuzwayo.philile@mut.ac.za


VISION

To produce excellent graduates who will go on to great appointments in the workforce for the public sector and be flag bearers for this department both nationally and within the SADC region 

MISSION

To foster an environment that is accessible, affordable and supportive in order to encourage academic excellence and meet the changing needs of our students and the public sector.  

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate with rating codes:

  • English Home Language (4) or English First Additional Language (3). 

Applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements will be subjected to a further selection process as determined by the department. 

DURATION OF STUDY

The National Diploma cannot be completed in less than three years and must be completed within six years of full-time registration and eight years of part-time registration.       

CURRICULUM SUBJECTS:

YEAR 1

CODE                         SUBJECT

PURM 010                  Public Resource Management I

PUOM 010                  Public Office Management I                               

PUIS 010                    Public Information Services I

PUSD 010                  Public Service Delivery I

PUDM 010                  Public Decision Making I

SEMA 010                  Self Management I 

YEAR 2

PUFM 020                  Public Financial Management II

PUHR 020                  Public Human Resource management II

PUIP 210/220             Public Information Practice II

PROM 020                  Project Management II

PLMA 020                   Procurement & Logistics Management II

FURE 020                   Fundamentals of Research II 

YEAR 3

FPMA 030                   Financial and Procurement Management III

PUHR 030                  Public Human Resource Management III

MAIN 030                    Management of Information III

INGR 030                    Inter-governmental Relations III

POST 030                   Policy Studies III

PRMA 030                  Programme Management III

PUMP 310/320           Public Management III                                                                                               

WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

Upon successful completion of the second year, students must apply for Work Integrated Learning (WIL), registering in terms of the WIL policy and procedures. MUT will provide assistance in securing placements, but it must be stressed that these placements may not be guaranteed.

Before beginning WIL, assessment documentation must be obtained from the department and all students completing second year must attend the applicable orientation for WIL candidates. 

CONTACT US

(0)31 907 7122