The WBS MBA is the School’s flagship academic programme. The curriculum uses a combination of cutting-edge theory and guided practical application to develop the skills you need to be a great manager or leader in Africa and globally.
Duration: 12 Months, 24 Months
Study mode: Full Time, Part Time
Academic category: Generalist degree
Elective course streams: Dynamic Economies & Innovation, Managing for Sustainability, Finance, General Management, Leading Organisations in Complex Environments
Management, Accounting, Economics, Technology & Operations, Strategy, Organisational Design, Critical Skills, Society & Collective Action, Marketing in a Connected World, Finance & Investment, Entrepreneurship, Business Integration, Case Competition
WBS students share their experience of the MBA programme
Join us for a life-changing experience that magnifies your view of the world and the opportunities it offers.
The MBA revolves around five key themes:
Context in Africa;
Context in South Africa;
Entrepreneurial Action, and
There are four components of the WBS MBA:
Global study tour
One year full time or two years part time
Offered in three formats
Full time – 08:30 to 16:30
Part time weekday – two evenings a week – 17:30 to 21:00 or Part time Saturday - 08:00 to 15:00
Part time – Modular format – 10 day blocks (June Intake )
Upload copies of ALL your tertiary qualifications- Degree certificate(s) and Academic transcript(s)
Upload current CV
Book a compulsory and Non-refundable Admission test - currently R925 For Test bookings, please contactHelen on 011 717 firstname.lastname@example.org
A R15 000 minimum deposit will be required upon acceptance of a place on the programme
Foreign Qualifications Applicants who hold a foreign qualification need to send their qualifications to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for evaluation before applying to WBS. Visit saqa.org.zaor email@example.com Alternatively, you can call: 012 431 5070 or the helpdesk on: 0860 111 673
Part of the MBA includes a Global Study Tour.Students have a choice of going on an international study tour or a regional study tour. The cost of the international study tour is approximately USD 5 500 and the regional study tour approximately R31 000.
In the past, international study tours have included countries such as Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Other popular destinations are in the East, including China, India, Singapore and Malaysia. Further information on the regional study tour is to follow.
Please note, the tour is a compulsory requirement of the MBA. All students are obliged to participate in a study tour in order to graduate.
More information on quotations and information related to different global tours may be obtained from:
WBS is entitled to cancel or change the date of delivery of a programme without notice and for any reason without incurring any liability to individuals who have applied or are enrolled on the programme or any funders of such individuals (“participants” or “funders of participants”).
Without derogating from the aforesaid, and insofar as it possible, WBS will provide the participants or funders of the participants with 30 (thirty days) days written notice of any cancellation or changes in the dates of delivery of the programme.
Insofar as the programme is cancelled or rescheduled prior to delivery of the programme then in that event the participants and funders of the participants will not be charged the full programme fees.