PDBA Modular Format

Our modular format PDBA appeals to students with work and family obligations. Classes are structured over blocks every second month, maximising your time on campus.

Download the PDBA Modular Schedule.pdf

Core Courses:

Critical Business Skills, Corporate Law, Marketing & Sales, People Management, Entrepreneurship, Management & Financial Accounting & Finance, Economics for Business, Strategy, Technology & Operations Management

  • Bachelor’s degree (NQF 7)*
  • Two years’ minimum work experience
  • Mathematics – a level of competence equivalent to SA matric certificate
  • Acceptable GMAT, NMAT score OR WBS Admissions test. (Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be invited to write the WBS Admission test)
  • 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)
  • Complete an Online Application form on the following link http://www.wits.ac.za/postgraduate/applications/
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of R200
  • Download and complete the Management Part 3 form
  • Upload copies of ALLyour tertiary qualifications- Degree certificate(s) and Academic transcript(s)
  • Upload current CV
  • Admission test- currently R950. (Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be invited to write the WBS Admission test)
  • 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
  • A R15 000 minimum deposit will be required upon acceptance of a place on the programme
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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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