Everything To Know About University of Johannesburg Short Course and The Application Process

Most people usually go for a full degree or diploma before getting started while others go the other way round – taking a short course. These courses are provided by a good number of universities and colleges, including the University of Johannesburg, and have helped grow people’s skills and knowledge in their chosen field of learning, especially those who do not want to invest 4 – 5 years of their life for a degree or diploma before getting started.

Apart from the fact that short courses give room for individuals to explore new areas of interest, they also play vital roles in fostering professional development and knowledge refreshment.

What Is A Short Course?

A short course is a learning programme that provides individuals a particular skill training or combined content within a short period of time. Unlike a regular university course, people who do short courses are taught more practical sides of things and less theory.

Through short courses, people develop specialized skills, gain fundamental knowledge in a specialized field, and even enhance their CV. Some institutions equip learners for exploits in a particular field within a couple of months while others take a little longer than that. In a nutshell, short courses help people to acquire valuable skills for continuing career growth.

Everything You Need To Know About University of Johannesburg Short Courses

The University of Johannesburg’s short courses, in many cases, specifically targets the demands of people from the industry and business worlds. They are available all year round for those who would want to upgrade the skills they have achieved within their academic fields and daily work.

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By choosing any short course of their choice, such people continually develop, upgrade, and also hone their existing skills through the program. SLPs (Short Learning Programmes), as they are best known at UJ, are affordable and can be completed in a short duration.

University Of Johannesburg Faculties And Short Courses They Offer

Here’s the list of faculties at the University of Johannesburg and the short learning programs they offer.

Faculty of Science

Name of Programme
Faculty
No. of credits
Duration of Programme
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (Certificate in Cyber Security )Faculty of Science45Available on request
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (Higher Certificate in Information Technology)Faculty of Science1202 years part-time
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (Intelligent System Development (Using Tensorflow))Faculty of Science274 weeks
Advanced Map Work Skills (Advanced Map Work Skills)Faculty of Science106 days, including assessment.
Basic Map Work Skills (Basic Map Work Skills)Faculty of Science86 days, including assessment.
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Introduction to Geographic Information Systems)Faculty of Science3014 weeks
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Geo-Informatics 1: Geographic Information Systems)Faculty of Science3014 weeks
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Geo-Informatics 2: Remote Sensing and Image Processing)Faculty of Science3014 Weeks
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Risks and Socio-Environmental Sustainability (RSES))Faculty of Science85 days (block sessions followed by 3 weeks portfolio)
Zoology (Semi-Thin Wax Sections for Histology )Faculty of Science840 hours
Zoology (Functional Ecology of Rivers and Wetlands )Faculty of Science9200 hours

 

Faculty Of Humanities

Name of Programme
Faculty
No. of credits
Duration of Programme
Advanced Mandarin (Advanced Mandarin)Faculty of Humanities301 semester
Advanced Modern Greek GRK 3001 (Advanced Modern Greek)Faculty of Humanities6010 months
Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts (Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts)Faculty of Humanities601 Semester
Basic Mandarin (Basic Mandarin)Faculty of Humanities301 semester
Biblical Hebrew for Beginners (Biblical Hebrew for Beginners)Faculty of Humanities601 semester
Business Mandarin (Business Mandarin)Faculty of Humanities301 semester
Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew)Faculty of Humanities601 Semester
Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts)Faculty of Humanities601 Semester
Intermediate Mandarin (Intermediate Mandarin)Faculty of Humanities301 semester
Intermediate Modern Greek GRK 2001 (Intermediate Modern Greek)Faculty of Humanities6010 Months
Jewish Exegesis (Jewish Exegesis)Faculty of Humanities601 Semester
Jewish History (Jewish History)Faculty of Humanities601 semester
Modern Greek for Beginners GRK 1001 (Modern Greek for Beginners)Faculty of Humanities6010 months
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Social Research (Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Social Research)Faculty of Humanities1201 Year
Postgraduate Diploma in Social Impact Assessment (Postgraduate Diploma in Social Impact Assessment)Faculty of Humanities1201 year
Tourism Mandarin (Tourism Mandarin)Faculty of Humanities301 semester

Faculty Of Engineering And The Built Environment

Name of Programme
Faculty
No. of credits
Duration of Programme
Analogue and RF Microelectronics (Analogue and RF Microelectronics)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Civil Engineering Science (Introduction to Concrete Technology)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Civil Engineering Science (Concrete Technology)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Construction Management and Quantity Surveying (Construction Project Management)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Digital and Memory Design (Digital and Memory Design)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Engineering Research Proposal Writing (Engineering Research Proposal Writing)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Green Building Applications)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Advanced Numerical Methods)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Heat and Mass Transfer)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Computational Fluid Mechanics)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Green Building Legislation)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Applied Renewable Energy)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mechanical Engineering Science (Applied Solar Energy)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Metallurgy (Extraction Metallurgy for Engineers)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Metallurgy (Extraction Metallurgy for Angloplat Engineers)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Metallurgy (Foundry Technology)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Metallurgy (Practical Foundry Technology)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Gyroscopic Surveying Techniques)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Elementary Surveying Techniques)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Government Certificate of Competency Coaching)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Mineral Economics)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Mineral Governance)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mine Surveying (Mineral Policy)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mining (Mine Law for Mine Managers Certificate)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mining (Mining and Minerals business and Technology Overview)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Mining (Mineral Policy, Investments, and Negotiations in the Mining)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Advanced Project Management)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Operations Management)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Project Management)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Implementation of ISO 9001:2008)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Implementation of ISO)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Auditing for OHSAS 18001:2011)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Auditing for ISO)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Auditing for ISO 9001:2008)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Lean Operations)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Enterprise Resource Planning)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Energy Efficiency in Operations Management Processes)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Job Evaluation Applications)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Quality and Operations Management (Implementation of SANS OHSAS 18001:2011)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
The Centre of Applied Research and Innovation in the Built Environment (Health And Safety In The Construction Industry)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment03 October – 31 October 2020 (Saturdays only)
Town and Regional Planning (Integrated Human Settlement Planning)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Urban and Regional Planning (GIS Applications in Urban and Regional Planning)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment4 Weeks
Urban sustainability management (Urban sustainability management)Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
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Faculty Of Law 

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in International Tax Law
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Drafting and Interpretation of Contracts
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Compliance
  6. SLP* in Money Laundering Control
  7. SLP* in Compliance Management
  8. SLP* in Board Governance
  9. Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations
  10. Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Law
  11. SLP* in Business Rescue
  12. SLP* in Company Law: Fundamental Principles
  13. SLP* in Corporate Finance and Securities Law
  14. SLP* in Corporate Insolvency Law
  15. SLP* in Intellectual Property Law
  16. SLP* in Legislative Drafting**
  17. National Diploma in Law:
  18. Online: Law and Industry 4IR

The College of Business and Economics 

  • Accountancy
  • Central Banking
  • Commercial Accounting
  • Competition Economics
  • Commercial Property
  • Economics
  • Economic Regulation
  • Econometrics
  • Enterprise Management and Operations
  • Finance
  • Financial Management and Operations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Industrial Clustering
  • Investment Management
  • Local Economic Development
  • Performance Management and Operations
  • Property Management
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Theory of Accounting
  • Trade and Industrial Policy
  • Treasury Management and Practice
  • Management of Private and Public Sector Organizations

Faculty of Health Science

  • Introduction to Healthcare Technology in 4IR
  • Introduction to Bioethics 4.0

How To Apply For SLP Online At University Of Johannesburg

Interested candidates can simply apply for short learning programmes (SLPs) online. If you are a first-time applicant, follow the steps below to pull through:

  • Go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply
  • Select First-Time Applicant.
  • Read the instructions and move down to the online application link.
  • Enter your biographical information, after which you will be issued a student number.
  • You will be contacted in writing by the University of Johannesburg should your application be successful

Note: Do not forget to keep an eye on the University of Johannesburg webpage to see if there are any changes to the instructions for applying online.

• No application fee is charged for online applications.

• If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, put a call across to UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on the student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN to complete the online application process.

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