Professional Diploma in Public Sector Management

This programme is nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Higher Education Commission Fiji (HECF), and is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).

This program is designed for individuals who work in government ministries or agencies with a desire to develop their skills and competencies in public sector management. These are individuals who may have a few years of work experience or those that hold positions in middle and senior level management. The programme gives them an opportunity to not only attain a formal qualification but acquire relevant knowledge and competencies in public sector management. The programme is also well placed for graduates to pursue further studies at University level.

Career Opportunities
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible caree advancement relevant to this qualification includes but not limited to:
• Policy Support staff
• Policy Analysts
• Public service team leaders
• Directors & Managers
• Principal Administrators
• Programme & Project Managers
• Local Government Administrators

Length of Programme
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 1 and half years


Eligibility/Admission Requirements
To be admitted to this programme a person shall have:

i. Be at least 18 years and have a minimum pass in year 12/Form 6 with English; and
ii. Have at least Two years’ work experience in the public sector; or
iii. Meet the University’s mature admission criteria

Course Information

This programme has a total of 6 courses.

Code Course Title Campus Semester
CEPSM61 Public Administration and The Role of Government All Campuses Cohort Basis
CEPSM62 Public Policy Analysis and Implementation All Campuses Cohort Basis
CEPSM63 Public Service Ethics and Decision-Making All Campuses Cohort Basis
CEPSM64 Managing Public Service Delivery All Campuses Cohort Basis
CEB64 Business Communication All Campuses Cohort Basis
CEB66 Managing Projects All Campuses Cohort Basis
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