Mpumalanga University Postgraduate School Qualification

By | May 6, 2018

Mpumalanga University Postgraduate School Qualification

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION

Click here to download fees for Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Agriculural Extension.

The Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Agricultural Extension at UMP aims to equip agricultural extension practitioners with the skills, knowledge and attitude needed to contribute to building the capacity of farmers to innovate and to engage in market-oriented sustainable agricultural production, diversification of products and value adding.

Graduates will contribute to strengthening the capacity of the nation to meet its agricultural objectives. They will help meet the demand for professional practitioners who can participate in leading South African agriculture through the complex world of agricultural and rural transformation while at the same time supporting and helping to expand commercial agricultural activity and production.

PROGRAMME CURRICULUM DURATION: 
DURATION:
The Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Agricultural Extension is a one-year, 120 credit, exit level 7 qualification.

CURRICULUM: 
The Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Agricultural Extension can be taken full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

The focus in this Advanced Diploma is on policy and practice, and students will complete modules in Extension Theory & Policy Context; Planning Extension Programmes and Projects; Strategic Management and Principles and Practices of Management for Development. The Advanced Diploma includes a period of Work Integrated Learning in which extension and management concepts, principles, methods and tools are applied in a real-world agricultural extension setting.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 
The minimum entrance requirement for the Advanced Diploma is a Level 6 Diploma in Agriculture. Applicants with a Bachelors’ Degree in Agriculture who wish to study agricultural extension will also be considered.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT ACCUMULATION AND TRANSFER (CAT):
Applicants wishing to be considered for admission in terms of RPL or to have credits transferred to this programme must indicate this on their application. The University policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) will be applied.

PROGRESSION:
Students who successfully complete this Advanced Diploma will be able to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Agriculture (Honours) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Resource Management at UMP.

ENQUIRIES
Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences
Dr Jorine Ndoro (Programme Leader)
Tel: +27 13 002 0166
Fax: +27 13 755 1110
E-mail: jorine.ndoro@ump.ac.za

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Fees for Advanced Diploma in Hospiltality Management still to be finalised

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management introduces students to research by developing the students’ applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of hospitality management principles.

PROGRAMME CURRICULUM DURATION: 
DURATION: 
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management is a one-year, 120 credit, exit level 7 qualification.

CURRICULUM: 
Persons achieving this qualification will be competent in applying managerial skills, identifying, selecting and applying a range of research methodologies and techniques to research problems in their own and social science’s area of specialisation.

The aim of the qualification is to produce employable graduates that have managerial, research and
entrepreneurial skills.

• Hospitality Management
• Hospitality Financial Management
• Hospitality Industry Law
• Research Methodology

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 
The minimum entrance requirement for the Advanced Diploma is a Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality Management. Applicants with a equivalent qualification with an aggregate of 60% for the prescribed major modules will also be considered.

Applicants the NCV level 4: 

NCV level 4, in Primary Agriculture with at least 50% for English (Home language or First Additional Language), 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Mathematical Literacy.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT ACCUMULATION AND TRANSFER (CAT): 
Applicants wishing to be considered for admission in terms of RPL or to have credits transferred to this programme must indicate this on their application. The University policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) nd Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) will be applied.

PROGRESSION:
Students who successfully complete this Advanced Diploma will be able to apply for admission to a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management or an Honours Degree in Hospitality Management.

ENQUIRIES
Mr Osward Mhlanga (Programme Leader)
Tel: +27 13 002 0194
Fax: +27 13 755 1110
E-mail: osward.mhlanga@ump.ac.za