MBA Modular Format

Our modular format MBA gives you the flexibility to study while you work. This two-year programme comprises core courses which are taught during the first 12 months, in five blocks of between ten and 12 consecutive days. During the second 12 months, students study three electives, complete their research report and participate in the compulsory global study tour. 

It is possible to complete the requirement of the degree within 21 months. Download the MBA Modular Schedule.pdf

Core Courses:

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.

  • 4 year degree (NQF 8) OR 3 year degree plus PG-Dip (NQF 8)
  • Post-university work experience: A minimum of 4 years for the programme
  • Acceptable GMAT, NMAT score OR the WBS Admission Test.
  • Mathematics: A level of competence equivalent to the requirements of the SA Matriculation certificate
  • SAQA Evaluation (International qualifications only) prior to application. SAQA Help desk: 012 431-5070 or go to: http://www.saqa.org.za
  • Proof of English language proficiency (for students who have not studied at tertiary level in English)
  • Recogntion of Prior Learming (RPL) candidates are required to write the NMAT test. Visit http://www.nmat.org.in/africa/ for more information.
  • Complete an Online Application form on the following link http://www.wits.ac.za/postgraduate/applications/
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of R200
  • Upload copies of ALL your tertiary qualifications - Degree certificate(s) and Academic transcript(s)
  • Upload current CV
  •  Admission test (Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be invited to write the WBS Admission Test)
  • 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.za or email saqainfo@saqa.org.za Alternatively, you can call: 012 431 5070 or the helpdesk on: 0860 111 673

Disclaimer: Cancellation of programmes by WBS

  • 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.

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