NQF Level 9
Supported distance learning
Flexible & 100% Online
About the MBA (General)
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) from MANCOSA concentrates on management in a rapidly changing, information-rich global marketplace and our MBA has been ranked Top 10 in Africa by Eduniversal to develop conceptual understanding, synthesis, and critical application of management theory for people with appropriate experience who wish to progress in their management careers.
The MBA will provide graduates with comprehensive and advanced theoretical knowledge and applied skills in the key areas of business and management.
In a global environment where the need to understand and operate in a context of global socio-political and economic realities, MANCOSA MBA graduates are well placed to assume leadership and transformative roles, thus driving corporate and socio economic imperatives. The programme provides students with the tools to employ innovative and strategic approaches to management within organisations in the context of a rapidly changing and information-rich global marketplace.
The popularity of this qualification has spread across the world to organisations of every type. The challenges imposed by the 21st century make the upgrading of skills and qualifications essential to meet the demands set by stakeholders. It has become one of the most sought after qualification as a prerequisite to most top management positions as well as for successful career progression. Worldwide, the best business leaders consider an MBA as key to the continual success of careers in sectors like manufacturing, engineering, business, education, healthcare and other service sectors.
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Who Should Attend ?
The MANCOSA MBA programme is targeted at students in managerial and leadership positions and those aspiring to these positions who wish to improve or develop their knowledge and competencies in management and leadership in a business environment administration skills.
Entry Requirements of the MBA
You need the following minimum requirements in order to qualify for an MBA:
To be considered via RPL, applicants should be above the age of 30 years.
Career Opportunities with the MBA
Assessments for the MBA
Four modules are assessed per semester. All the four modules are assessed in the formative assessment format.
The final assessment mark consists of assignments (40%) and written examinations (60%).
All applicants are required to submit to MANCOSA an evaluation document from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) stating that their post schools qualifications are equivalent to the South African requirements for admission to postgraduate studies. The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) requires the National Qualification Framework (NQF) level 8 for students to be eligible on the MBA programme.
Programme Structure of the Master Business Administration
Duration: 1.5 years
Stage 1 (1 year)
Stage 2 (6 months)
Elective: Choose 1 Module
Learning Outcomes of the MBA
Upon successful completion of the MBA, the student should be able to:
The MBA is delivered through supported distance learning. Workshops are held each semester to support students in their studies.
The guide includes:
In addition, students have access to:
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