Higher Education

Higher Education

Higher education programmes lead to academic awards registered on the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

Higher education qualifications provide a programmatic focus that points towards a career field, not a specific job function. These programmes build a flexible and adaptable knowledge base located in higher order knowing and doing that can be applied in many professional, workplace contexts.

Higher education qualifications include Higher Certificates, Advanced Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, First Degrees and Post-Graduate Degrees and represent the pinnacle of any academic journey.