Master Of Commerce In Marketing

The programme aims to develop a specialised knowledge of aspects in Marketing Management, and provides students with the opportunity to make use of comparative materials.

Students are required to complete a set of six modules from the prescribed list of modules, and to complete a dissertation. Although all modules are presented after hours, it is possible to register as a full-time or a part-time student.

Full-time students may register for three modules each semester and may complete their degrees in one year,while part-time students will be allowed to register for two modules each semester and may complete their degrees in two years.

Seminars are held in the School on Mondays to Thursdays,
from 17:15 to 20:15. Attendance at seminars is compulsory.
The following modules will be presented in the programme:
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Advanced Strategic Marketing
  • Advanced Contemporary Issues in Marketing 1
  • Advanced Contemporary Issues in Marketing 2
  • Two elective modules approved by the Head of School
  • Research Dissertation
Applicants must be in possession of a BCom Honours degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing or equivalent with the basic entrance requirement being a minimum overall average of 60%.
  • 30 November for the first semester of the ensuing year.
  • 30 June for the second semester of the current year.
Westville Campus Tel – 031 260 7013
Contact – Miss Hazvinei Muteswa
Email –
Pietermaritzburg Campus
Tel – 033 260 6441
Contact – Mrs Irene Loubser
Email –

Note: The programmes offered are subject to student enrolments.