The purpose of this diploma is to equip the student with both academic and professional studies and an-in-depth specialised knowledge of secretarial skills for immediate application in the workplace. It will equip the students with the skills needed to work as a secretary or Administrative Professional in a general office environment.
Students who have successfully completed the secretarial management course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:
Graduates are able to pursue bachelor degree studies.
The Diploma in Secretarial Management is designed to produce skilful, knowledgeable, and competent graduates in secretarial and administrative functions.
The program aims to develop graduates to be office practitioners that are able to work independently as well as in a team in order to assist any organizations to run smoothly, effectively and efficiently.
A secretarial management graduate will be able to handle the following office responsibilities:
Answering calls, taking messages and handling correspondence
Maintaining diaries and arranging appointments
Typing, preparing and collating reports and Filing
Organising and servicing meetings (producing agendas and taking minutes)
Implementing new procedures and administrative systems
Liaising with relevant organisations and clients
Coordinating mail-shots and similar publicity tasks
Logging or processing bills or expenses
Acting as a receptionist and/or meeting and greeting clients
If more senior, recruiting, training and supervising junior staff.
Period of Registration
After 1 year
Less than 10 credits
After 2 years
20 -15 Credits
Less than 15Credits
Total Graduation Credits
19.6 Diploma in Office Management and Technology (DOMT)
Key: Credit Hour/ Credit Value (CU), Lecture Hour (LH), Practical Hour (PH) and Contact Hour (CH)