Master of Business Administration

NQF LEVEL 9 (SAQA No 104537)

The aim of the MBA is to prepare students with the knowledge, attitudes, insight and skills required for middle and senior management positions within both the private and the public sectors. The MBA graduate will be able to competently apply and integrate theoretical principles, evidence-based techniques, practical experience, and appropriate skills to their particular industry in an independent manner in a variety of management situations.

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Minimum Admission requirements

Entry to the MBA degree will be granted to those applicants who hold a NQF level 8 qualification (Bachelor Honours degree, or a postgraduate diploma, or a bachelor’s degree at level 8) plus 3 years management experience. In addition to the above, the DUT general rules with regard to admission via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will apply. The admission of international students will be according to DUT’s Admission Policy for International students and General Rules G4 and G7 (5).

Application and Selection Process

All applicants are expected to complete an application form, which entails the following:

  1. Complete all personal details
  2. Submit clear certified copies of previous qualification/s completed
  3. Submit clear certified copy of ID and matric certificate
  4. Prepare an essay (Personal and Professional goals/values/ethics/business experience)
  5. Submit a short CV (2 pages)
  6. Reference report from two (2) referees
  7. You may be required to attend an online/telephonic interview

Students are selected, inter alia, on their capacity for personal and professional development. The number of applicants who meet admission requirements, will be dependent on DUT’s approved enrolment plans.

Application and Selection Process

All applicants are expected to complete an application form, which entails the following:

  1. Complete all personal details
  2. Submit clear certified copies of previous qualification/s completed
  3. Submit clear certified copy of ID and matric certificate
  4. Prepare an essay (Personal and Professional goals/values/ethics/business experience)
  5. Submit a short CV (2 pages)
  6. Reference report from two (2) referees
  7. You may be required to attend an online/telephonic interview

Students are selected, inter alia, on their capacity for personal and professional development. The number of applicants who meet admission requirements, will be dependent on DUT’s approved enrolment plans.

Assessment rules

All of the modules in the programme will be assessed by means of continuous assessments. Information on the number of assessments per module, the nature of each assessment, and the weightings allocated to each assessment will be included in the respective Study Guides.

12 Modules

The compulsory modules represent pertinent areas of management to provide the student with knowledge to underpin management decision-making. The module Research Methodology & Research Report provide the student with an opportunity to integrate the functional areas of management as well as to interrogate and analyse management problems and devise strategic and functional management solutions. The Elective module allows the student to align the MBA with their own field of expertise or interest, and provides an opportunity for the in-depth development of specialist knowledge.

MBA PROGRAMME: 2 YEARS PART-TIME

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1 (ALL COMPULSORY MODULES)

Research Methodology
Strategic Marketing
Globalisation and Emerging Markets

ASSESSMENT METHOD CA

SEMESTER 2 (ALL COMPULSORY MODULES)

Strategic Human Resource Management & Change Management
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
Financial Management
Innovation & Entrepreneurship

ASSESSMENT METHOD CA

SEMESTER 3

Operations and Supply Chain
Managerial Economics
Leadership & Strategic Management

ASSESSMENT METHOD CA

SEMESTER 4

Research Report/Project

ASSESSMENT METHOD CA

CHOOSE ONE 12 CREDIT ELECTIVE FROM BELOW:

Local Government Management
Health Care Management
(Higher) Education Management
Sport Management
Disaster & Risk Management
International Maritime Policy and Law

ASSESSMENT METHOD CA

FEES

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1 (ALL COMPULSORY MODULES)

Research Methodology
R8580
Strategic Marketing
R8580
Globalisation and Emerging Markets
R11430

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2 (ALL COMPULSORY MODULES)

Strategic Human Resource Management & Change Management
R8 580
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
R8 580
Financial Management
R8 580
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
R8 580

TOTAL YEAR ONE
R62 910

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1 (COMPULSORY MODULES)

Operations and Supply Chain
R8 580
Managerial Economics
R8 580
Leadership & Strategic Management
R8 580

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2 (COMPULSORY MODULE)

Research Report/Project
R42 860

TOTAL YEAR TWO
R77 180

TOTAL FEE
R140 090

CHOOSE ONE 12 CREDIT ELECTIVE FROM BELOW:

Local Government Management – offered in 2021
R8 580
Health Care Management – offered in 2021
R8 580
(Higher) Education Management
R8 580
Sport Management
R8 580
Disaster & Risk Management
R8 580
International Maritime Policy and Law
R8 580

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1 (COMPULSORY MODULES)

Operations and Supply Chain
R8 580
Managerial Economics
R8 580
Leadership & Strategic Management
R8 580

CHOOSE ONE 12 CREDIT ELECTIVE FROM BELOW:

Local Government Management – offered in 2021
R8 580
Health Care Management – offered in 2021
R8 580
(Higher) Education Management
R8 580
Sport Management
R8 580
Disaster & Risk Management
R8 580
International Maritime Policy and Law
R8 580

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2 (COMPULSORY MODULE)

Research Report/Project
R42 860

TOTAL YEAR TWO
R77 180

TOTAL FEE
R140 090