Overview of Postgraduate Diploma

This poster provides an overview of the Purpose and Scope of a Postgraduate Diploma, drawing on the South African Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) and the South African Qualifications Authority Level Descriptors. The poster is useful for those hoping to engage in a Postgraduate Diploma, as well as current students and lecturers working on Postgraduate Diplomas. The poster includes the level Purpose, scope and descriptors of a Postgraduate Diploma, as well as a breakdown of notional hours.

Overview of Postgraduate Diploma EPE

Developed by Priya Vallabh – Rhodes University

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Who might find this useful?

  • This resource may provide a useful tool for Postgraduate Diploma course coordinators to use in their first course session with new students to open up a discussion about the level and scope of work required in a Postgraduate Diploma.