BAdmin Public Management UP

BAdmin Public Management UP

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Duration of study: 3 years
Total credits: 365


Prof LP Malan +27 (0)124202463

Programme Information

This programme is directed towards the study of Public Administration that will equip the candidate for a career in the broad public sector. Candidates will gain in-depth knowledge of certain administrative and management practices in the South African and international public sectors. Emphasis is placed on the three spheres of government with reference to aspects such as resources management, international administration and management, policy, accountability and ethics, the role of the state, intergovernmental relations and administrative justice.

BAdmin Public Management  UP Entry Requirements

The following persons will be considered for admission: a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement; a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a graduate of such an institution; and a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty at the University of Pretoria.

  • ?Life Orientation is excluded when calculating the APS.
  • This programme is only offered in English. Students cannot be admitted to a BCom degree via a BAdmin if they do not comply with the admission requirements for a BCom degree.
Minimum requirments
Achievement level APS
Afrikaans or English Mathematics
5 3 C C Mathematics 4
Literacy 4
3 D

BAdmin Public Management UP

Pass with Distinction

  1. A degree may be awarded with distinction provided the candidate meets the following criteria:
  1. Completes the degree within three years;
  2. Obtains a Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA) of 75%;
  3. Repeated passed modules will not be considered. The initial pass mark of module will be used when calculating the GPA.
  1. Transferees from other faculties and from other universities  who still complete their bachelor degrees (including credits transferred and recognised from the degrees they registered for originally) within three years will be considered as exceptional cases by the Dean.
  2. The GPA will be not be rounded up to a whole number.
  3. Exceptional cases will be considered by the Dean.
See also  MIS Information Science
Faculty Enquiries
Economic and Management Sciences  Ignatius Dire  +27 (0)12 420 5278
Alta Erasmus +27 (0) 12 420 3062