Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Blended

Project Management

12 months
7690 EUR/year
5398 EUR/year
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This internationally accredited Project Management course at Stellenbosch University incorporates advanced management skills and strategic project management skills, allowing you to fill senior-level positions in any organisation. This will allow you to confidently manage projects in a competitive business environment.


Project management is universally accepted as a scarce skill. Proficient project managers are in high demand. It is therefore completely understandable that Fortune Magazine identified project management as the number one career choice.

This PGDip is the only qualification of its kind delivered by a business school in South Africa. Passed at a certain level, it can provide access to an MBA.

Learning Philosophy

This internationally accredited Project Management course at Stellenbosch University focuses on the business management of projects. This will allow you to confidently manage and contextualise projects in a competitive business. It is the only qualification of its kind delivered by a business school in South Africa.

The programme content is covered from a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective that will help you to understand and manage the complex challenges faced by top-level project managers. A natural progression after completing the PGDip PM will be to consider our MBA with the Project Management focal area. This qualification capacitates managers to deal with project strategy on portfolio and sponsorship level.

This postgraduate programme requires high-level engagement with theoretical frameworks and international literature, and reflection on national and international project management practices. Among others, students will be asked to formulate recommendations that indicate critical thinking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the World
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Managing of Projects  
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Procurement Contracting
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Integration Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Start dates

  • Modular: February
  • Blended: January




On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic qualifications: At least a relevant BTech, Bachelor’s or Honours degree
  • Work experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a project management position in an organisation
  • Selection test: SHL selection test. This test is done online.
  • Essay: You need to write an essay.
  • Additional documentation: A comprehensive CV indicating your work experience.
  • Highly recommended: Mathematical skills equal to NQF Level 4
  • Recognition of prior learning 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7690 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7690 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5398 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5398 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Students from South Africa: R 94 000
  • ​International students from the rest of the world - YR1: R 133 905 YR2: R 173 810

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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