Post-graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership (PGDIPEML)


OutcomesProgramme StructureCostMore Info

On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply quantitative methodologies in making
  • Acquire academic and professional knowledge required for leadership of educational institutions
  • Apply management principles in an educational 
context
  • Administer financial resources in an educational 
institution
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the 
functioning of an educational institution
  • Display knowledge of the provisions of 
relevant legislation relating to the governance 
of educational institutions
  • Be aware of the implications of information and 
communication technology

What is the duration of the programme, how is it structured?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership programme comprises 6 modules.  Students attempt three (3) modules per semester.  The minimum duration of this programme is one year.

The programme consists of the following modules:

  • Principles of Educational Management
  • Leadership in Education
  • Governance in Education
  • Using Information Technology
  • Financial Decision Making in Educational Management
  • Research in Educational Management

 

What is Your Investment?

  • SADC Fee Schedule 2017

  • South Africa Distance Fee Schedule 2017

Further Information

The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership is a one-year post graduate qualification that seeks to develop capacity in management and leadership in an educational management context. The focus of the programme is to improve the practice of management and leadership in the educational sector.

The programme enables students with an education background to develop integrated and functional reflective competences in educational management. It is intended for educational managers and those aspiring to occupy managerial positions in educational institutions. The programme examines issues such as management principles, educational governance, leadership in education, financial management in educational institutions and the use of information technology in education.

What will I gain from this programme?

A person attaining the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership will be able to:

  • Acquire academic and professional knowledge required for leadership of educational institutions
  • Apply management principles in an educational context
  • Administer financial resources in an educational institution
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the functioning of an educational institution
  • Display knowledge of the provisions of relevant legislation relating to the governance of educational institutions
  • Be aware of the implications of information and communication technology

The entrance requirement for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership is a Bachelors Degree and a recognised teaching qualification or equivalent or a recognised Bachelor of Education degree at NQF level 7.