UJ Short Courses

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UJ Short Courses

UJ Short Courses

UJ offers a wide range of short courses in various faculties, including the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Law, and the Faculty of Humanities, among others.

The courses are designed to be flexible, with some offered on a part-time or full-time basis, and others offered online or face-to-face.

Welcome to the UJ’s Short Learning Programme and Continuing Professional Development site.

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Short Courses/UJ short courses law

Name of Programme
No. of credits
Duration of Programme
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (Certificate in Cyber Security ) Faculty of Science 45 Available on request
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (Higher Certificate in Information Technology) Faculty of Science 120 2 years part-time
Advanced Map Work Skills (Advanced Map Work Skills) Faculty of Science 10 6 days including assessment.
Basic Map Work Skills (Basic Map Work Skills) Faculty of Science 8 6 days including assessment.
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Introduction to Geographic Information Systems) Faculty of Science 30 14 weeks
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Geo-Informatics 1: Geographic Information Systems ) Faculty of Science 30 14 weeks
Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies (Geo-Informatics 2: Remote Sensing and Image Processing ) Faculty of Science 30 14 Weeks
Zoology (Semi-Thin Wax Sections for Histology ) Faculty of Science 8 40 hours
Zoology (Functional Ecology of Rivers and Wetlands ) Faculty of Science 9 200 hours

The University Of Johannesburg Courses

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An international University of choice, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future.
Inspiring its community to transform and serve humanity through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge.

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We encourage and inspire free, independent and critical thought aimed at developing a better future for UJ and society by:

  • Shaping the future by encouraging an imagination-driven vision of the future;
  • Developing a cosmopolitan identity and a culture that embraces diversity;
  • Exhibiting ambition and drive;
  • Creating an environment conducive to free, independent and critical thought that inspires ‘bright ideas’ for the enhancement of our academic and community-uplifting endeavours.
Through facilitating open, respectful and meaningful dialogue, we encourage an inclusive environment that embraces diversity by:

  • Leading consultative-ly and constructively and making wise decisions collectively;
  • Learning together from and through our diversity;
  • Providing platforms and opportunities for meaningful engagement with one another and our stakeholders through mutual respect and listening;
  • Creating an inclusive environment and nurturing the diversity of cultural expression through processes of mutual interaction, support and empowerment.
We are dynamic, progressive, responsive and innovative in our endeavour to provide access to global academic excellence and to promote the common good in a sustainable way by:

  • Developing sustainably through creative contribution and renewal;
  • Making positive change through innovating for the common good;
  • Taking advantage of opportunities;
  • Providing access students to excellent educational opportunities across a wide range of fields and disciplines and at various levels;
  • Constantly working to enhance the quality of our programmes and services;
  • Providing a rich extra-curricular environment for students;
  • Pushing boundaries, overcoming barriers with courage and surpassing expectations.
We nurture and actively promote an ethos of honesty, transparency, accountability and fairness in all our endeavours by:

  • Treasuring academic freedom;
  • Seeking balance in the pursuit of knowledge;
  • Earning trust through credible and principled conduct;
  • Acting responsibly by being fair, consistent and transparent;
  • Participating in and developing the community;
  • Being truthful and trustworthy at all times;
  • Conducting our business ethically, in good faith and to the best of our ability;
  • Honouring our commitments;
  • Honouring information that is private and confidential;
  • Client Advocacy – we serve our clients with distinction.

Contacts​/ uj short courses prospectus
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 3348
Email: busman07@uj.ac.za
Enquiry Desk:
Auckland Park Kings​way Campus
D Ring – Office 523


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