Students who have completed Grade 12 (or) students who have completed the Certificate 3 in Tertiary Studies (CTS) program and wish to pursue further education (or) to specialize in a specific field for employment purpose can enroll for this program.
Number of Streams:
Certificate 4 is offered in five streams as bridging programs to join the chosen stream of the concerned School in UPNG. Those with CTS will have to necessarily complete the chosen Certificate 4 program to study Diploma/Degree in UPNG.
There are three (3) streams now available for students to choose and enroll in:
  • Certificate 4 in Science Studies (CSS)
  • Certificate 4 in Social Science Studies (CSSS)
  • Certificate 4 in Business Management Studies (CBMS)
Students interested in building employment potential may enroll in the following streams:
  • Certificate 4 in Agri Business Management Studies (CABMS)
  • Certificate 4 in Tourism and Hospitality Management Studies (CTHMS)
Duration of Study:
2 Semesters (1 year) (or) flexible to learner’s pace of study.
Mode of Delivery:
Printed materials, face to face sessions with complimentary multimedia packages. Please note that attendance at face to face sessions is not compulsory on the part of the learner.
Application Process:
No Entry Test is required for this program. Eligible students can enroll directly into the program.