The Curriculum

Language of Offering

A good working knowledge of English is essential. Learning material, assignments and examination papers are available in English only.

Duration

3 Years

NQF Level

Level 6

SAQA ID

Diploma in Road Transport Management Freight: 102455
Diploma in Road Transport Management Passengers: 109768

Credits

360 Credits

MRO1RY1 Managing a Road Transport Operation
LEG2RY1 Legislation in Road Transport
VFC3RY1 Vehicle and Fleet Costing
MTM4RY1 Maintenance and Technical Management
FRT5RY1 Freight Transport Management
OR
PAS5RY1 Passenger Transport Management

Managing a Road Transport Operation: MR01RY1

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to basic road transport management knowledge and skills to enable them to make informed operational decisions in road transport context in South Africa

Legislation in Road Transport: LEG2RY1

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the National Road Traffic Act and supporting legislation to apply the requirements of road transport legislation in South Africa.

Vehicle and Fleet Costing: VFC3RY1

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to costing principles and terminology to enable them to do vehicle and fleet costing and budgeting.

Maintenance And Technical Management: MTM4RY1

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to maintenance and technical management principles to oversee vehicle and fleet management in the transport industry.

Freight Transport Management: FRT5RY1

The purpose of this module is to provide students with general information about the role of road freight transport logistics in the South African economy to apply applicable policies and solutions to the road freight transport industry.

OR

Passenger Transport Management: PAS5RY1

The purpose of this module is to provide students with general information around the role of passenger transport in the South African economy and urban development and transportation issues. To apply relevant policies and solutions to the road passenger transport industry.

LAR1RY2 Labour Relations
OMA2RY2 Operations Management
FMA3RY2 Fleet Management
FFR4RY2 Fleet Financial Reporting
FSO5RY2 Freight Transport: Specialised Operations
OR
POP5RY2 Passenger Transport Management: Operations Planning

Labour Relations: LAR1RY2

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to basic labour relations knowledge and provide skills to enable them to make informed labour related decisions in road transport in the South African context.

Operations Management: OMA2RY2

The purpose of this module is to provide operational management knowledge and skills to manage a road transport business successfully.

Fleet Management: FMA3RY2

The purpose of this module is to familiarise the student with the principles to enable them to effectively manage a fleet of vehicles

Fleet Financial Reporting: FFR4RY2

The purpose of this module is to provide the student with basic accounting principles and processes, financial statements and reporting for a transport company.

Freight Transport: Specialised Operations: FSO5RY2

The purpose of this module is to develop the necessary competencies required to effectively manage specialised road freight operations.

OR

Passenger Transport: Operations Planning: POP5RY2

The purpose of this module is to provide students with knowledge and skills of routing and scheduling in formal road passenger transport operations and planning.

GMA1RY3 General Management
RTP2RY3 Road Transport Project Management
LMA3RY3 Logistics Management
MRS4RY3 Marketing in Road Transport Services
FCT5RY3 Freight Transport: Contracting and Tendering
OR
PCT5RY3 Passenger Transport: Contracting and Tendering

General Management: GMA1RY3

The purpose of this module is to provide students with an understanding of general management, with a focus on their role as managers facing challenges in the context of the road transport industry.

Road Transport Project Management: RTP2RY3

The purpose of this module is to provide students with competencies for basic Project Management, with a focus on their role and tasks as project team members and project managers in their relevant road transport business environment context.

Logistics Management: LMA3RY3

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the concept of supply chain management with the emphasis on logistics management as an important component in the road transport industry.

Marketing In Road Transport Services: MRS4RY3

The purpose of this module is to provide students with marketing management principles and skills to apply within the road freight and road passenger transport environment.

Freight Transport: Contracting And Tendering: FCT5RY3

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies required to enable the student to effectively quote and/or tender for road freight transport services based on customer requirements.

OR

Passenger Transport: Contracting And Tendering: PCT5RY3

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies required to enable the student to effectively quote and/or tender for road passenger transport services based on customer requirements.

Credits

  • No credits from the former Road Transport Management qualifications (NQF Level 3 and NQF Level 5) can be transferred to this qualification.
  • Credits for similar modules in the revised Diploma in Road Transport Management (NQF Level 6) may be considered, on condition that there is sufficient overlap and that the credits obtained in the former Diploma in Road Transport Management (D1RTFQ & D1RTPQ) (NQF level 6) are still valid.
  • Students will retain credits for the module/s already passed. Credits may be retained for a maximum period of seven (7) years, provided that there have been no material changes to the curriculum.
  • Should a student not pass a module/s he or she will be required to reregister for those modules failed.
  • To proceed to the next level, at least 60% of the year’s modules must be passed.
  • Registration for modules from the second and third year will be based on the outcomes of the final results from the previous year and will be determined by the Course Coordinator.
  • Students who have completed the Transport and Supply Chain Management Bridging programme will receive credit for the module Managing a Road Transport Operation.
  • No credits from this qualification can be transferred to the formal funded programmes offered by the University.
  • There are no exit levels for this qualification, i.e. no qualification will be awarded after completion of the first year and second year of this qualification.
  • The Diploma in Road Transport Management will only be awarded after successful completion of the third year.

Contact Us

For more information on the Diploma in Road Transport Management specialisation in Freight or Passenger (Application Token: ROADTMNG) please get in touch

Email: tscmrtm@uj.ac.za

Physical Address

Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
School of Management
College of Business and Economics

University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Corner Kingsway and University Road
Auckland Park
Johannesburg
South Africa Offices: D Ring 7 (7th Floor)

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