Master of Commerce In Management

The programme aims to develop a specialised knowledge of aspects in Management and to provide students with opportunity to analyse case studies.

Programme structure
Students are required to complete six modules from the list of prescribed modules and to complete a dissertation. The programme duration is two years.

Programme teaching method
To accommodate individuals in employment the programme is run on a part-time basis only, with seminars being held in the School on Mondays to Thursdays, from 17:30 to 20:30.
Attendance is compulsory.

Programme modules
The following modules will be presented in the programme:

  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Advanced Business Research Methods
  • Management of Advanced Strategy
  • Advanced Topics in Management
  • Any two modules approved by the Head of School
  • A Research Dissertation or two Academic ResearchPapers approved by the Head of School.

Programme teachers
Both programmes will be team-taught by Management experts and practitioners.

Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, with the basic requirement being a minimum overall average of 60%.

Closing dates for applications
•3 0 November for the first semester of the ensuing year.
•3 0 June for the second semester of the current year.

Contact us
Westville campus
Tel: +27 (0) 31 260 7264/8162

Pietermaritzburg campus
Tel: +27 (0) 33 260 6152
E-mail: or

Note: The programmes offered are subject to student enrolments.

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