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Postgraduate & Mature Students

As a new generation university that brings together the best of a traditional university and a university of technology, NMMU offers you academic, professional, as well as career-focused postgraduate programmes on various qualification levels across a vast selection of disciplines and fields of study.

At universities worldwide, there is a growing awareness of the importance of advanced studies that not only put you in touch with the latest trends and developments in disciplines and fields of interest, but also contributes to realizing your personal and professional aspirations.

A relevant postgraduate qualification is becoming increasingly valuable in the employment market. International trends indicate that more graduates are competing for fewer jobs and that job opportunities in many sectors of the economy have become highly competitive.

Supported by career experience, a relevant advanced qualification gives you the competitive edge and contributes to promotional opportunities in your career.

Research has shown that postgraduate studies develop and nurture valuable skills that may contribute to one’s success in your personal and career life. Apart from gaining specialist subject knowledge, postgraduates develop:

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Self-motivation
  • Task-driven behaviour
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • Systematic and coherent thinking and reasoning
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Sound judgement
  • Advanced writing and presentation skills
  • Research skills
  • Independent learning ability
  • Decision-making skills in complex and unpredictable situations

Distinguish yourself from the rest by not only pushing the boundaries of the current body of knowledge but also by refining your own intellectual capacity.

Our downloadable electronic brochure of postgraduate programmes (see downloadable files below), offers a brief overview of each programme, as well as information on the duration of study, the delivery mode (full-time or part-time) and the minimum admission requirements. We have split them into two parts for your convenience.

Contact information
Mr Andrew Kock
Senior Marketing Practitioner: Postgraduate & Mature Student Markets
Tel: 041-504 2162
andrew.kock@nmmu.ac.za

Files you can download
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Postgrad Guide (1 MB)