MBA Pathway

Our Pathway to MBA


Upon successful completion of a PGD BM, 
you will progress to a Mancosa MBA.


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Who Should Attend

Any graduate, employee, manager or aspirant manager whose position requires:  

  • An integrated knowledge on the functional areas of management.
  • A strategic evaluation of business and business opportunities.
  • Skills to broaden the leadership of our knowledge-based economy enabling sustainable development, growth and prosperity.

Career Opportunities

  • CEO
  • COO
  • Director
  • Business Consultant

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree (SAQA NQF Level 7) from an accredited institute.
  • In addition to the above, the student in expected to have a minimum of 1 years of working experience and be at least 22 years of age.


The final assessment mark for each module consists of an assignment (50%) and a written examination (50%). Examinations are written at the end of each semester and conducted by the Mauritius Examination Syndicate (MES). At the moment, all examinations are in the form of an online summative assessment – open book exams done at home.

Programme Structure

Duration: 2.5 years

Stage 1 (PGD BM)

Semester 1

  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Operations Management

Semester 2

  • Human Resources Development
  • Strategic Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Elective (choose one from the list below)
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Advanced Project Management
    • Managerial Economics
    • Business Ethics

Stage 2 (MBA)

Semester 1

  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategies in Operations Management

Semester 2

  • Financial Management
  • Research and Quantitative Methods
  • Corporate Strategy

Dissertation (MBA)

Semester 1

  • Dissertation
  • Elective (choose one from the list below)
    • Strategic Project Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Healthcare Management
    • Leadership
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Environmental Management
    • Change Management

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the pathway, the student should be able to
  • Identify and solve problems on a management level, demonstrating critical and creative thinking.
  • Conduct and communicate research in organizations and their environment.
  • Develop capacities in people, systems and facilities to meet the strategic goals of the organisation within the context of social needs.
  • Develop integrated planning and control systems to direct the organisation in pursuance of its goals.
  • Organise and mobilise the resources of the organisation to achieve strategic goals and targets.
  • Evaluate and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using strategic, critical and creative thinking is evident.
  • Display independent judgement and decision-making capabilities in business.
  • Identify, interpret and evaluate the environmental forces in organisations and the inherent and potential capacities of an organisation.
  • Organise and mobilise the resources of the organisation to achieve strategic goals and targets.
  • Develop an organisational reflective mind-set that can create continuous learning and growth in oneself, the staff and the organisation.
  • Develop conceptual and applied entrepreneurial skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply conceptual and analytical frameworks within different organisational management conditions.
  • Utilise appropriate financial management tools as an aid for decision-making purposes.

Student Support

The programme is delivered through online learning and digital support.

The guide includes:

  • Compulsory readings
  • Self-study activities
  • Tutorial Letters
  • Assessment Exercises

In addition, students have access to:

  • Online Journals
  • Past examination papers
  • Supplementary learning materials available

Are you ready to take the next step?

Improve and develop your knowledge and competencies.