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Undergraduate

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Bachelor Of Business Administration (BBA)

Overview Those who consider a career in business management and administrative positions, BBA course is a right option for them. BBA course make students to learn about the competitive business world in which public as well as private sectors operate. Thus, learning the course opens up several options in public and private sector. In today’s

Bachelor Of Administration (Badmin)

The Bachelor of Administration degree is only offered at the Westville campus. It is a three-year full-time qualification, which brings together the disciplines of Public Administration, Human Resources and Business Management. This inter-disciplinary approach of the programme promotes the study of governance at all levels through carefully designed modules of the relevant disciplines. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: National

Bachelor of Commerce – General (BCom)

This degree is offered at the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. It is a three-year full-time qualification that allows for specialisation in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Public Administration. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: NSC Degree with English and Life Orientation level 4 and Maths level 4. Minimum 30

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Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Supply Chain Management

The Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Supply Chain Management is aimed at the working professional in the private or public sector and those who want to pursue a career in marketing and/or supply chain management. The course work is designed to provide the student with an understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of organisations,

Postgraduate Diploma in Management

The Postgraduate Diploma in Management is a vocationally orientated programme designed to give learners a well-rounded introduction to management theory and practice. Modules cover all of the management disciplines and are designed to provide you with a sound theoretical understanding of, and skills in the major issues involved in, the managementfunction including marketing, human resources, and finance and managing the

MCom 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

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Given the need for public and NGO sector capacity development domestically, regionally, continentally and globally, MPA programme outcomes are devised to create a new cadre of managers who analytically and synergistically become knowledgeable change agents. Students learn to identify research problems based upon societal issues and needs, implement research techniques in the workplace or other institutional settings, and embed ethical considerations and

Master of Public Administration (MAdmin)

The MAdmin programme is a full research masters programme designed to attract senior and mid-careerists as well as those new to public and not-for-profit organisational affairs. With student employability and workplace promotions in mind, projects are undertaken to shape socially-conscious researchers who are trained to empirically investigate and critically interrogate societal issues with local manifestation – be the

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. Programme structure 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

Master Of Commerce In Information Systems AND Technology (Coursework)

The School of Management, Information Technology and Governance offers a Master of Commerce programme in Information Systems Technology on the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses. Programme outcomes The programme aims to provide students with the necessary mix of technical, organisational and management knowledge and skills to qualify them beyond their primary discipline of IS or IT by introducing them into organisational management

Master Of Commerce In Industrial/Employment Relations

This programme aims to develop specialised and in-depth knowledge in Industrial/Employment Relations which will equip students to eventually practice at both public and private sectors. Students may elect to do the degree through coursework that is accompanied by dissertation or a full thesis. Programme structure Students are required to complete ALL core modules, two electives and

Doctor of Public Administration (DAdmin)

The DAdmin is a full research doctoral programme. The programme provides an ethically defensible bridge for professionals who are moving beyond their primary discipline into organisational leadership positions and who are required to work in the dynamic complex environment of contemporary Africa and its transition agenda. Doctoral students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive and high level of thinking, enquiry

BCom (Honours) in Small Business Development Studies

The discipline of Management in the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance offers a Bachelor of Commerce Honours programme in Small Business Development Studies at the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses. Programme outcomes This programme aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and value orientation to apply the principles of small business management and entrepreneurship

BCom (honours) in industrial employment relations

The aim of the programme is to develop knowledge and skills in aspects of Industrial/Employment Relations. Programme structure Students are required to complete ALL core modules, one elective and a research project. Full-time students are obliged to complete the programme in one year (two semesters). Programme teaching methods For full-time students, lectures, seminars and presentations are held during the day

Bachelor Of Commerce (Honours) In Supply Chain Management

The programme is designed to provide the student with an understanding and working application of the principles essentialto the effective management of organisations. The purpose of the programme is to broaden the student’s knowledge of Supply Chain so as to develop a thorough understanding of  supply Chain theory. The programme will also develop the skills necessary to

Bachelor Of Commerce (Honours) In Marketing Management

The Honours degree in Marketing is a fourth-level programme that prepares a candidate for a variety of careers in marketing management such as brand management, retailing, advertising, tourism marketing, market research and non-profit marketing. Programme structure The Honours programme comprises six modules taken over two semesters. In addition, a research project culminating in a dissertation is undertaken

Bachelor Of Commerce (Honours) In Management

The programme aims to provide students with the most contemporary and up-to-date account of the changing environment of management and management practices. Programme structure Students are required to complete six modules from the list of prescribed modules and to complete a research project. It is possible to register for the degree as either a full-time or a

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Information Systems & Technology

The programme aims to develop students academically and professionally so that they can make a positive contribution to the South African economy and the continent’s prosperity. The programme further equips the student to become a practitioner-research orientated person in their on-going professional development. The programme will also serve as an entrance requirement to the Master’s degree in Information Technology or Information Systems. Programme

Bachelor Of Commerce (Honours) In Human Resource Management

The aim of the programme is to develop knowledge and skills in aspects of Human Resource Management. Programme structure Students are required to complete four compulsory modules, two electives and a research project. Full-time students are obliged to complete the programme in one year (two semesters). Programme modules The following modules will be presented in the

Bachelor Of Commerce (Honours) In Human Resource Development

The aim of the programme is to meet the challenges of Human Resource Development by allowing students to develop knowledge and skills in aspects of Human Resource Development. Programme structure Students are required to complete four compulsory modules, two electives and a research project. Full-time students are obliged to complete the programme in one year

Bachelor Of Administration (Honours) In Public Governance

Bachelor of Administration (Honours) in Public Governance Responding to local development challenges in a rapidly changing global era, this programme is designed to equip students with ‘scarce’ skills and professional ethos sought by public service in South Africa, across the continent and beyond. Students have the opportunity to obtain advanced knowledge of public governance, management, policy, and administration while learning to think