Diploma: Office Management (Extended Programme)

Offering Type: Full-time and part-time

Delivery Site: Butterworth

Duration: 3 years (full-time) and 4 years (part-time)

Rules and Regulations

The possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or its equivalent shall serve as the general admission requirement in all programmes offered by the Department of Public Management and Local Government.

Entrance Requirements

Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with an English pass (E-HG/D-SG). NSC with rating of 3 (40-49%) or more in four recognised subjects.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Prior learning shall be recognised, subject to the requirement of each programme and as per WSU’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy. (RPL).

Exit Points

A Diploma, after having completed the programme and obtaining a minimum of 360 credits.

A total of 18 instructional offerings consisting of 6 offerings per year and experiential training at the third-year level are required to complete the diploma.


For details of the curriculum and other rules, download a copy of Butterworth's 2021 Faculty of Management Sciences prospectus.