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.
Developed by Priya Vallabh – Rhodes University
Explore these additional resources
- Council on Higher Education (CHE). (2013). The Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework. CHE: Pretoria.
- South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). (2012). Level Descriptors for the South African National Qualifications Framework. SAQA: Pretoria.
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.