Register for a short course in Public Administration
Whether you’re currently within the field of public administration or looking to begin a career in it, our course in Public Administration will equip you with the theoretical understanding and practical skills needed to establish a successful career in Public Administration.
What will you learn in this course?
This short course contains 7 substantive units and is stacked with learning. Unlike other short courses, we ensure that the learning is adequate to facilitate skills building and is not just a superficial overview of the subject matter.
Unit 1: Basic Concepts of Public Administration
Unit 2: The Government of South Africa
Unit 3: Public vs Private Administration
Unit 4: Principles of Public Administration
Unit 5: Role of Government Officials
Unit 6: Public Administration and Technology
Unit 7: Transforming Public Service Delivery
How long is this short course?
This course can be completed in 6 months. The course follows a teaching and learning plan guided by your lecturer with weekly learning activities. Students can complete the course in a maximum of 12 months but teaching and learning support will only be provided for 6 months.
What certificate will you receive?
Once completed, you’ll be awarded an iQ Academy Short Course Certificate.
Our Short Course curricula are developed by leading academics and experts in the field. iQ Academy is a private Higher Education Institution (HEI) and operates in accordance with the Higher Education Act 101 of 1997. As an accredited Higher Education Institution, iQ Academy is permitted to present Short Course Programmes.
Short Courses are non-credit bearing and are offered outside of the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQSF). iQ Academy short courses are quality assured and presented in accordance with the Council on Higher Education’s (CHE) guidelines as published in ‘A Good Practice Guide for the Quality Management of Short Courses Offered Outside of the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework.
Career prospects in Public Administration
- National and Provincial Government Administrators and Managers
- Public Health Professionals
- South African Police Services
- Correctional Service Officials
- South African Defense Force
- Municipal Administrators and Managers
- Community-Based Organisations Community Leaders
Average annual salary of public administrator in South Africa
According to salary surveys from Paylab, here are some details around the average salaries of public administrators in South Africa.