Postgraduate
Programme Code:
09MBA
Duration:
2.00
Mode of Study:
Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 9, Credits 240

Master of Business Administration

Course Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a postgraduate programme, registered at NQF level 9, and replaces the modular Master of International Business (MIB). This programme aims at developing a critical awareness and an integrated understanding of organisational management amongst students, as well as their ability to take on leadership and management roles in public, private and not-for-profit organisations of different sizes and structures as managers and business specialists.

Statutes and Regulations
The programme shall be offered within the University’s, general rules and guidelines. Thus, the rules in this Yearbook must be interpreted in line with the University’s General Academic Regulations for Master degrees by coursework and thesis or mini-thesis.

Qualification Outcomes
• Upon completing this programme, students will be able to:
• Apply consistently in-depth knowledge and theories of business and management, based on previous work experience and advanced study in critically reflexive, creative and novel ways to address the inherent
complex practical and theoretical problems of organisations and businesses;
• Operate independently in a business environment, and take full responsibility and accountability for their work, including leading/initiating processes and systems, as well as applying sound resources
management and governance practices;
• Design and implement strategies for systematically and creatively processing and managing organisational information, and make sound judgments in the absence of complete data involving analysis and
synthesis;
• Solve complex and unstructured business problems in unpredictable contexts based on an understanding of the relationships of internal and external stakeholders;
• Interact effectively within a multicultural team, make autonomous ethical decisions dealing with emerging complex organisational or professional issues, and contribute to the development of ethical organisational
standards;
• Communicate clearly and comprehensively, both orally and in writing, complex and sophisticated business ideas as well as research findings at a high level using a range of formats and media targeting specialist
and non-specialist audiences; and
• Plan and carry out a substantial piece of original research to internationally recognised standards aimed at solving real business, organisation and world problems.

Admissions Requirements

In order to be considered for admission to this programme, applicants must: I. Hold a recognised four-year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8, which must include a component of supervised research, or a recognised graduate degree with a research component; II. Have at least two (2) years appropriate business and managerial experience in a government, corporate, entrepreneurial, or equally relevant setting; III. Be employed or self-employed, at the required level, for the duration of the programme; Applicants will be required to write an admission test based on a simplified analytical skills test modelled in line with internationally recognised Admission Tests to Graduate Management Education GMAT® or computer based tests with similar predictive attributes concerning the applicant’s general aptitude. Additionally, proficiency in English language should be demonstrated at the appropriate level through written assessments under controlled conditions, while applicants may also be required to take part in an interview. Alternatively, where appropriate, applicants are eligible to submit recent Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) results in lieu of the admission test.

Career Opportunities

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Semester 1

Course

Course

Prerequisite

NQF

NQF

Code

Title                                                                  

 

Level

Credits

ISB910M

Information Systems Management and Business Communication

None

9

12

SHM910M

Strategic Human Resources Management

None

9

12

BEA910M

Business Economic Analysis

None

9

12

FRC910M

Financial Reporting and Control

None

9

12

SOM910M

Service Operations Management

None

9

12

Semester 2

BLE920M

Business Law and Ethics

None

9

12

MCR921S

Marketing and Customer Relationship Management

None

9

12

STM921S

Strategic Management

None

9

12

FMA920M

Financial Management

None

9

12

Any one of the following Elective Courses:

EPI923M

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

None

9

12

BPM911S

Business Process Management

None

9

12

PTM912M

Project Management

None

9

12

Semester 3

BRM910M

Business Research Methods and Statistical Analysis

None

9

12

Semester 4

MTH911S

Thesis

9

108

 

Business Research Methods and Statistical Analysis

 

 

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