UNDERGRADUATE Prospectus 2021 - MANCOSA

 
UNDERGRADUATE Prospectus 2021 - MANCOSA
UNDERGRADUATE
Prospectus 2021
UNDERGRADUATE Prospectus 2021 - MANCOSA
MANCOSA is registered with the Department of Higher Education
and Training (DHET) as a private higher education institution
under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (as amended).
Registration No.2000/HE07/003.
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Working hard for something
we love is called passion.

C ONTENT S

05 // PR I N C I PA L’ S M E S S AG E
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07 // WHY CHO OSE MANC OSA?
07 // V I S I ON A N D M I S S I ON
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1 0 / / T H E M A N C O S A A DVA N TAG E
1 1 / / AC A DE M I C SU PP ORT
1 2 / / AC C E S S T O YO U
1 3 / / A DM I S S I ON R E Q U I R E M E N T S
1 6 / / C E RT I F I C AT E PR O G R A M M E S
4 8 / / DE G R E E PR O G R A M M E S
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P R I NC I PA L’ S M E S S AG E
DECIDING TO STUDY IS AN IMPORTANT INVESTMENT IN YOUR FUTURE. IT IS
CRUCIAL THAT YOU CHOOSE THE PROGRAMME AND SCHOOL WHICH IS RIGHT
FOR YOU. MAKING A CAREER CHOICE TODAY CAN BE A VERY CHALLENGING
DECISION IN A GLOBALISED AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

There is a need to raise the skills base in the workplace   MANCOSA ensures that the programmes it offers are
through the pursuit of appropriate qualifications from a    sufficiently rigorous to equip students with the values of
reputable higher education institution.                     hard work, commitment and sacrifice.

MANCOSA strives to ensure that its students develop         Join the MANCOSA world of academic excellence where
valuable life skills and become independent and             learning is both fun and a challenge to prepare you to
confident individuals. These life skills enable students    succeed in a competitive working environment.
to deal more confidently with challenges that confront
them in the world of work.                                  We wish you well in your studies.

MANCOSA academics are committed to lead students            Principal
through the journey of academic exploration by applying     Professor Y M Karodia
theory to practice.                                         Board Member of Honoris United Universities
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I N T RODU C I N G M A N C O S A &
HONOR I S U N I T E D U N I V E R SI T I E S
DURING 2017, MANCOSA BECAME A PROUD MEMBER OF HONORIS UNITED
UNIVERSITIES WHICH IS THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION
NETWORK COMMITTED TO PREPARING AND EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION
OF AFRICAN LEADERS AND PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE ABLE TO IMPACT
REGIONALLY IN A GLOBALISED WORLD.

Collaborative intelligence, cultural agility   Science, Engineering, IT, Business,        cutting-edge insights in the delivery
and mobile mindsets and skills are at          Law, Architecture, Arts and Design,        of education and training. A strong
the heart of Honoris’ vision of higher         Media, Education and Political Science.    emphasis is placed on the application of
education. Honoris United Universities         MANCOSA is a private higher education      theory to practice to ensure that learning
joins the expertise of its member              institution committed to the provision     is applied to real-life work situations. The
institutions to create pan-regional            of affordable, accessible and accredited   emphasis is on personal development
profile graduates that are competitive in      learning programmes. MANCOSA               from both a professional and academic
today’s fast-paced and demanding labor         is a leading provider of business and      perspective. MANCOSA qualifications
markets. Honoris United Universities           management education programmes on         prepare students for a future filled
gathers a community of 32000 students          the African continent and the Indian       with many challenges and exciting
on 58 campuses, in 9 countries and             Ocean Islands through supported            opportunities.
30 cities across Africa. More than 150         distance education. MANCOSA is
degrees are offered in the fields of Health    renowned for academic excellence and
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WHY CHOOSE
MANCOSA ?

     MANCOSA provides high
     quality education

     MANCOSA develops
     competitive and career-
     centred skills

     MANCOSA provides an
     intellectually stimulating
     environment

     MANCOSA connects students
     to a global gateway of
     knowledge; and

     MANCOSA programmes
     are responsive to
     regional,national and
     international needs

                                  VISION
                                  MANCOSA’s vision is to be the
                                  leading distance education provider
                                  that is responsive to the evolving
                                  education and training needs of
                                  dynamic economies through a
                                  commitment to people, opportunity
                                  and quality.
Educating the next
generation of
                                  MISSION
African leaders and
                                  MANCOSA endeavours to respond to
professionals.                    the changing education demands
                                  of both public and private sectors
                                  in dynamic economies through the
                                  provision of innovative education.
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R E G I ST R AT ION A N D
AC C R E DI TAT ION

       Honoris United                  South African               National Association of
      Universities (HUU);                 Business                   Distance Education
                                    Schools Association             Organisations of South
                                         (SABSA);                  Africa (NADEOSA); and

     European Foundation              United Nations
     for Management and              Academic Impact
     Development (EFMD)              Initiative (UNAI).
                                                                                       QUA L I T Y
                                                                                       A S SU R E D
                                                                                       • MANCOSA is registered with the
                                                                                         Department of Higher Education and
                                                                                         Training (DHET), registration number
                                                                                         2000/HE07/003;
                                                                                       • MANCOSA programmes are
                                                                                         accredited by the Higher
                                                                                         Education Quality Committee
                                                                                         (HEQC) of the Council on Higher
                                                                                         Education (CHE); and
                                                                                       • MANCOSA programmes are
                                                                                         recorded on the National
                                                                                         Qualifications Framework (NQF)
                                                                                         by the South African Qualifications
                                                                                         Authority (SAQA).
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 DURBAN                           POLOKWANE                    EAST LONDON                      ZAMBIA
 PIETERMARITZBURG                 NELSPRUIT                    BOTSWANA                         MALAWI
 JOHANNESBURG                     CAPE TOWN                    NAMIBIA                          MAURITIUS
 PRETORIA                         PORT ELIZABETH               ESWATINI

I N T E R NAT IO NA L                              K EY
A N D R E G IO NA L                                FAC T S
R E C O G N I T IO N                               For the first time in the region, a higher
                                                   education initiative, at international
• Accredited by the Mauritius Tertiary             standards, introduces the collaborative
  Education Commission (TEC)                       intelligence of African institutions,
• Registered with the Zambia Higher                leveraging the knowledge and expertise
  Education Authority (HEA)                        of multiple communities and countries.
• Accredited by the Malawi National
  Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
• Registered with the Eswatini Higher
  Education Council (ESHEC)
• Registered with the Botswana
  Qualifications Authority (BQA),
  registration number 04217.
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    THE MANCOSA
    A DVA N TAG E                                               MANCOSA

                                                                FLEXIBILITY
                                                                Studying through distance learning
                                                                means that there is little
                                                                disruption to your personal life
                                                                and full-time work schedule.
                                                                The MANCOSA programmes
                                                                enable students to be
                                                                flexible in approaching their
                                                                studies. Should your work require
                                                                extensive travel and extended
                                                                working hours, the MANCOSA
                                              MANCOSA
                                                                distance learning programmes
            AFFORDABILITY AND                                   are ideally suited to meet your
                                                                specific needs.
                 ACCESSIBILITY
                            The MANCOSA is committed
                             to providing affordable access
                          to higher education through the
                                    provision of accredited
                                  and quality management
                                              programmes.
                                                                MANCOSA

                                                                INTERACTIVE
                                                                EXPERIENCE
                                                                A range of teaching methods as well as technological
                                                                support is used, including webinars and online
                                                                discussions, case studies and self-study exercises, aimed to
                                                                enhance the student learning experience. All of these help
                                                                to build skills and competencies which develop students
                                                                managerial capabilities.

                                              MANCOSA

                                 OVERALL
                               EXPERIENCE
                        The MANCOSA programmes are
                     designed and structured to stimulate
                       you intellectually. The rigour of the
                   programmes and the effort required to
                   complete them successfully will ensure
                    that you acquire the knowledge, skills
                  and abilities to face the challenges of the
                   business world. Optional international
                study tours are offered to enrich the MBA
                                                programme.      Collaborative Intelligence
                                                                at the heart of our vision.
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ACADE MIC
SUPPORT

    LEARNING JOURNEY
    MANCOSA utilises a blended teaching strategy,
    drawing on the value of independent learning
    through specially designed materials, limited face to
    face workshops as well as optimising your learning
    experience through a bespoke educational technology
    eco system.

    This rich academic support model allows students to
    maximise their learning opportunities, whilst in full
    time employment.

    Learning does not need to be synchronous and
    students may access the MANCOSA learning
    management system online.

    This Learning management platform called
    ‘MANCOSAConnect’ is a user friendly, mobile
    supported platform which provides a student with
    library and academic resources, pacer plans, self
    development activities, timetables and importantly
    hosts the online webinar lectures. Lectures are
    recorded and are available for future reference.

                                                             MODULE GUIDES
    ACADEMIC SUPPORT
                                                             Module guides includes prescribed
    The MANCOSA academic faculty have industry               and recommended readings, practical
    experience and expertise to ensure that students         assignments, assessment activities and
    receive continuous support and guidance.                 case studies. In addition textbooks are
                                                             prescribed to supplement these
    Full time academics are appointed in the various         readings.
    support centres to provide face to face, telephonic
    and email support to students. In addition to this,      Electronic versions of the module
    students will have access to online learning material,   guides will be available on request.
    discussion forum and webinars.                           All the readings, assignments, journal
                                                             articles etc will be found on the
                                                             MANCOSAConnect portal.
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        ACCESS                                                  A DM I S SI ON
        TO YOU                                                  REQUIREMENTS

                       LIBRARY AND
                       ELECTRONIC
                       RESOURCES
                       GUIDES

         MANCOSA has fully-equipped
         reference libraries in Durban,
         Johannesburg, Cape Town and
         Pretoria. In addition resource
         facilities are available at all other
         learning centres. Our students
         have free access to the latest online
         research and journal articles via
         EBSCO Host, Emerald and
         SABINET.

                       MANCOSA
                       STUDENT                                  Advance d C er t if ic ate
                       SERVICES
                                                                Advance d D ipl oma and
         Students are provided with                             D eg re e Prog r am mes
         comprehensive support on all
         aspects relating to their studies.
         The student portal
         (www.mymancosa.com)
         provides all registered students                       The minimum admission requirement to enrol on a MANCOSA
         with a range of information and                        undergraduate programme is a National Senior Certificate with
         academic support.                                      appropriate subject combinations and endorsement.

                                                                The minimum entry requirement for an Advanced Certificate
                                                                is a Higher Certificate.

                                                                The minimum requirement for an Advanced Diploma in
                                                                Business Management is a National Diploma(NQF level 6)
                                                                or an Advanced Certificate (NQF level 6).
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Honou rs and Post g radu ate                                    R e cog nit ion of Pr ior
D iploma Prog rammes                                            L e ar ning ( R PL ) /
                                                                Matu re Age E xempt ion

The minimum entry requirement onto a MANCOSA                    It is possible to gain entry onto a Higher Certificate or degree
postgraduate programme is an appropriate Bachelor’s             programme via mature age exemption.
Degree or Advanced Diploma.
                                                                Note that acceptance based on MANCOSA’s RPL policy is
A recognised qualification, equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree   subject to approval of the Admission and Selection Committee.
(NQF level 7) will also provide access to MANCOSA
postgraduate programmes.                                        For further information please contact a student advisor.
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YOU CAN WITH MANCOSA.
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Higher Certificate in Accounting
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 93811 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Accounting                              On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to
is an undergraduate programme that                                can aspire to the following positions:                     pursue a career in accounting.
offers a combination of theory and                                                                                         • Individuals looking to work in
practice in the key area of accounting.                           • Accountant                                               the accounting field.
The purpose of the programme is to                                • Accounts Clerk
provide a structured qualification                                • Bookkeeper
for students wishing to work as                                   • Debtors Clerk
bookkeepers and junior accountants
and to equip students with a sound
fundamental knowledge base regarding
accounting.
                                                                  Programme Structure
The programme aims to develop an
integrated conceptual understanding,
synthesis and application of accounting                            Duration: 1 Year
principles. It provides a relevant
higher education qualification                                     • Management Principles
enabling students to gain meaningful                               • Introduction to Financial Management
employment. The programme will                                     • Basic Accounting
provide participants with skills
in accounting, organisation and                                    • Financial Accounting Practices
management. The Higher Certificate                                 • Introduction to Business Law
in Accounting programme provides                                   • Basic Economics and Finance
a career path for those wanting to
specialise in accounting and financial
management.                                                        Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project

   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Accounting                                                     Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Business Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 96746 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Business                                On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
Management is a one year programme                                can aspire to the following positions:                     career in business and management.
that develops skills, knowledge and                                                                                        • Individuals who wish to acquire
values in the areas of team management,                           • Business Administrator                                   business management skills.
strategic management, project                                     • Junior Management                                      • Managers of small businesses.
management, marketing, finance and
people management.

The programme is aimed at preparing
students for a career in business                                 Programme Structure
and management. It focuses on the
functional areas of management and
ensures that students apply theory to                              Duration: 1 Year
practice.                                                          • Introduction to Business Management
                                                                   • Fundamentals of Project Management
                                                                   • End User Computing
                                                                   • Fundamentals of Marketing
                                                                   • Business Communication
                                                                   • Introduction to Business Law
                                                                   • Accounting and Finance
                                                                   • Business Mathematics

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project
   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degre.                                  • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Business
   Administration                                                 Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Events Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 104528 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Events                                  On completion of the programme, graduates                The Higher Certificate in Events
Management is designed to provide                                 can aspire to the following positions:                   Management is designed to promote
students with the skills and expertise                            • Event Operations Manager                               professionalism and sustainability within
to function successfully in the events                            • Conference Planner                                     the events industry. The typical student
management industry. Students will                                • Event Planner or Event Analyst                         that the qualification hopes to attract are
gain both practical and theoretical skills                        • Exhibition Coordinator                                 matriculants who have not obtained a
which will afford them with competency                            • Legal Marketing and Events Planner                     bachelors pass and hopes to complete a
in the events sector enabling them                                • Field Events Manager                                   higher certificate in order to gain entry
to adapt well to international event                                                                                       into a bachelor’s degree.
settings.

The programme will afford students
with the necessary knowledge of the                               Programme Structure
events management industry and its
functional supporting areas while
being able to apply management                                     Duration: 1 Year
principles in the events management                                • Management Principles
context in their future working careers.
                                                                   • Introduction to Events Management
Additionally, students will acquire good
communicational skills (both written                               • Events Administration and Operations
and verbal) which is critical in the                               • Introduction to Financial Management
service industry of events management.
                                                                   • Applied Events Management
                                                                   • Marketing and Communication in Events Management

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project
   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Advanced Certificate in                                        institutional rules.
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Business
   Administration                                                 Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Human
Resource Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 96080 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Human                                   On completion of the programme, graduates                • Individuals who wish to acquire
Resource Management is a one                                      can aspire to the following positions:                     human resourcemanagement skills.
year programme that prepares                                                                                               • Human resource administrators who
students for employment in human                                  • Human Resources Administrator                            wish to move into a human resource
resource positions. Human resource                                • Human Resources Consultant                               consultancy position.
management is critical for the long-                              • Human Resources Assistant                              • Individuals who are currently in
term sustainability and economic                                                                                             human resource positions looking to
growth of the Southern African                                                                                               improve their human resource
industry, business and other types of                                                                                        management skills.
organisations. People in industry and
business determine to a great extent
economic success or failure, and
therefore it is critical that supervisors                         Programme Structure
and administrative staff have the basic
ability to engage with the changing
demands of the workplace and industry.                             Duration: 1 Year
The Higher Certificate in Human                                    • Principles of Human Resource Management
Resource Management programme
                                                                   • Human Resource Planning
provides an ideal platform for school
leavers to develop basic human resource                            • Recruitment and Selection
administration knowledge, skills and                               • Introduction to Training and Development
competencies. This programme has a
                                                                   • Compensation and Benefits
real-world and market focus and can be
immediately applied in the workplace.                              • Performance Management
It offers up to date information on
domestic and international human
                                                                   Assessments
resource practices.
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project
   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Advanced Certificate in                                        institutional rules.
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Human Resource Managment                                       Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Information Technology
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 93709 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Information                             On completion of the programme, graduates                • Individuals/School leavers who are
Technology is a one year programme                                can aspire to the following positions:                     interested in pursuing a career in
and provides a structured programme                                                                                          providing IT support.
for persons wishing to work as                                    • Network Developer/Data Capturers                       • Individuals who enjoy providing
information technology support staff in                           • Business Analyst                                         business solutions and solving
public and private sector organisations.                          • IT Consultant/Administrator                              problems.

The qualification aims to develop an
integrated conceptual understanding,
synthesis and application of information                          Programme Structure
technology principles. It will also
develop communication and project
management skills, and provide                                     Duration: 1 Year
students with skills in information                                • Computer Hardware and Architecture
technology support.
                                                                   • Web Development
This qualification covers fundamental                              • End User Computing
concepts and components into the                                   • Essential Business Mathematics
technology and operation of modern
information systems.                                               • Business Communication
                                                                   • Introduction to Information Systems
                                                                   • Introduction to Programming
                                                                   • Networking Fundamentals

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
   Articulation                                                    • Project

   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
   entry requirement for admission                                Admission Requirements
   to an appropriate Advanced
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                              • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   may also allow access to an                                      Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
                                                                  • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).
   Other Courses
                                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Advanced Certificate in
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Information Technology
   Management                                                     Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Local Government and
Development Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 96713 / CREDITS 140
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Local                                   On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
Government and Development                                        can aspire to the following positions:                     career in local government
Management aims to build the capacity                                                                                        management.
of local government officials and those                           • Public Administrator                                   • Individuals who wish to acquire
wishing to join the public sector. The                            • Local Government Official                                business management skills in local
programme provides foundational                                   • Municipal Councillor                                     government.
learning in the functional areas of                               • Compliance Monitoring Officer
local government and development
management. This programme also
empowers students with a high level
of professional expertise together
with a broad range of managerial
                                                                  Programme Structure
skills in the local government sector.
This qualification is tailormade for                               Duration: 1 Year
the local government environment,
                                                                   • Local Government Management
allowing managers and councillors to
meet their different professional needs                            • Local Government Finance
while keeping up-to-date with the                                  • Local Government Human Resource Management
latest issues. The programme ensures
                                                                   • Fundamentals of Local Governance
that students gain knowledge, skills
and competencies in the principles                                 • Disaster Management
and practices of local government                                  • Project Management in Local Government
management enabling them to make a
                                                                   • Ethics and Professionalism
difference in the delivery of services to
local communities.
                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project

   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Public
   Administration                                                 Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Marketing
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 96455 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Marketing                               On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
aims to provide students with the                                 can aspire to the following positions:                     career in marketing.
framework for understanding the                                                                                            • Individuals who wish to acquire
dynamics of marketing which is a major                            • Marketing Administrator                                  marketing skills.
operating function of any organisation                            • Marketing Coordinator                                  • Entrepreneurs.
in pursuit of business. Equipped with                             • Marketing Assistant                                    • Individuals who are currently in
the core marketing principles and                                                                                            management positions looking to
concepts, students of this programme                                                                                         improve their marketing skills.
will have greater opportunity to
compete and succeed in their future
marketing career.
                                                                  Programme Structure
This programme provides the
foundational building blocks of
understanding marketing. It is neither                             Duration: 1 Year
too narrow nor limited to retail
marketing or sales management. This                                • Principles of Marketing Management
qualification will equip students with                             • Consumer Behaviour and Decision Making
a fairly broad-based knowledge of the                              • Introduction to Marketing Research
world of business. They will be able to
think across different disciplines,                                • Marketing Communications
as companies are confronted with                                   • Branding and Brand Management
a continuous process of developing                                 • Global and e-Marketing
and maintaining a feasible fit between
organisations’ objectives, skills and
resources and their changing marketing                             Assessments
opportunities.                                                     • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project

   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Marketing Management                                           Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Project Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 97198 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
Project Management has emerged in                                 On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
the business world as one of the most                             can aspire to the following positions:                     career in project management.
popular career fields in the twenty-first                                                                                  • Individuals who wish to acquire
century. It encompasses and touches                               • Project Administration                                   project management skills.
every facet and business unit of the                              • Project Coordination                                   • Managers of businesses.
organisation from human resources to                              • Project Management                                     • Individuals who are currently in
finance and information technology.                                                                                          supervisory and management
Having a project management                                                                                                  positions looking to improve their
qualification enables individuals to                                                                                         project management skills.
easily switch careers.

The project management framework
cuts across all disciplines while the tools
and techniques required to manage
                                                                  Programme Structure
projects remain the same. Some of
these tools and techniques may need
                                                                   Duration: 1 Year
to be adapted based on the nature
of the project and the industry. This                              • Fundamentals of Project Management
programme is intended to provide                                   • Project Scope and Time Management
students with the framework for
                                                                   • Introduction to Project Quality Management
understanding the dynamics of project
management and covers all the essential                            • Project Risk Management
elements and processes in project                                  • Project Schedule, Cost and Budget Control
management.
                                                                   • Project Monitoring and Evaluation

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks

   Articulation                                                    • Project

   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Project Management                                             Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Public Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 93812 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Public                                  On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
Management is an undergraduate                                    can aspire to the following positions:                     career in public management.
programme that offers a combination                                                                                        • Individuals looking to get into the
of theory and practice in the area of                             • Local Government Official                                public management field.
public management. The purpose of the                             • Public Administrator                                   • Administrators in public enterprises.
programme is to provide a structured
programme for students wishing to
work as public officials.

The need for well-qualified, efficient,                           Programme Structure
client-oriented public officials has been
identified as a priority in all spheres
of government. The qualification aims                              Duration: 1 Year
to develop an integrated conceptual                                • Local Government Management
understanding, synthesis and
application of specific issues in public                           • End User Computing
management. The qualification is aimed                             • Public Administration
at equipping line managers with the                                • Business Communication
knowledge and skills required to fulfil
their management role within the public                            • Politics and Ethics in Governance
sector.                                                            • Public Finance

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project

   Articulation                                                   Admission Requirements
   Completion of the Higher
                                                                  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                    Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   entry requirement for admission
                                                                  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   to an appropriate Advanced
                                                                  • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).
   may also allow access to an
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.
                                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Other Courses                                                  institutional rules.

   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................   Mode of Delivery
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Public Management                                              This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
   ............................................................
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Higher Certificate in Public Sector Procurement
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 99511 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                     Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                              Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Public Sector                           On completion of the programme, graduates                  • School leavers looking to pursue a
Procurement aims to build the capacity                            can aspire to the following positions:                       career in public sector procurement.
of local government officials and those                           • Procurement Officer/ Administrator                       • Individuals currently working in the
wishing to join the public sector. The                            • Buyer                                                      field of public sector procurement.
purpose of the programme is to equip                              • Supply Chain Administrator
students with a sound fundamental                                 • Transport and Logistics Administrator
knowledge base and basic skills
regarding procurement in the public
sector. The programme ensures that
students gain knowledge, skills and
competencies in procurement.
                                                                  Programme Structure
                                                                   Duration: 1 Year
                                                                   • Supply Chain Diligence
                                                                   • Materials Handling in the Public Sector
                                                                   • Public Procurement and Supply Tools
                                                                   • Fundamentals of Public Finance
                                                                   • Principles of Public Administration
                                                                   • Legal Issues in Public Sector Procurement
                                                                   • Public Sector Procurement and Supply Chain Management
                                                                   • Managing Supply Chain Relationships

                                                                   • Public Procurement and Supply Tools
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project
   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Public
   Administration                                                 Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Social Media
and Communication
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 103103 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Social Media                            On completion of the programme, graduates                • The Higher Certificate in Social Media
and Communication programme                                       can aspire to the following positions:                     and Communication programme will
is directed at students employed in                               • Social Media Officer                                     provide access to higher education
or aspiring to enter the commerce                                 • Social Media Advertiser                                  for students wishing to pursue or
industry that engages with social                                 • Social Media Marketer                                    further their careers in the specialised
media and communication tools. This                               • Social Media Content Producer                            communications field of social
programme aims at developing the                                  • Social Media Content Coordinator                         media.
students’ skills through coursework
and actively promoting the effective use
of social media and communication
tools within the growing, fastpaced
industry. Students will be provided                               Programme Structure
with a well-rounded understanding of
the theory and methodology, which
will enable them to engage with social                             Duration: 1 Year
media and communications tools in a
professional context. Higher Certificate                           • Introduction to Social Media
in Social Media and Communications                                 • End User Computing
graduates will be knowledgeable and                                • Fundamentals of Marketing
prepared for the changing environment
of social media and communications                                 • Business Communication
and have the necessary knowledge and                               • Social Media for Business
skills to contribute to the various sectors                        • Introduction to Ethics
influenced and impacted by social
media and communications.
                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project

   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.
   Advanced Certificate in
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Marketing Management                                           Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 93708 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Supply Chain                            On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
Management offers a combination of                                can aspire to the following positions:                     career in supply chain management.
theory and practice in the area of supply                                                                                  • Individuals looking to get into the
chain management.                                                 • Supply Chain Management                                  logistics or procurement field.
                                                                  • Logistics Management                                   • Managers of small businesses.
The qualification aims to develop an                              • Procurement Management                                 • Individuals who are currently in
integrated conceptual understanding,                                                                                         supervisory and management
synthesis and application of specific                                                                                        positions looking to improve their
issues in supply chain management. The                                                                                       management skills.
purpose of this qualification is to equip
students with a sound fundamental
knowledge base and basic skills
regarding supply chain management.                                Programme Structure
The Higher Certificate in Supply
Chain Management is aimed at                                       Duration: 1 Year
equipping firstline managers with the                              • Management Principles
knowledge and skills required to fulfil
                                                                   • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
their management role within the
supply chain. This includes the areas                              • Introduction to Purchasing Management
of warehousing, transport, inventory,                              • Logistics and Material Handling
materials management and purchasing.
                                                                   • Introduction to Operations Management
                                                                   • Basic Economics and Finance

                                                                   Assessments
                                                                   • Knowledge Checks
                                                                   • Project
   Articulation
   Completion of the Higher
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  Admission Requirements
   entry requirement for admission
   to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
   Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
   may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).

   Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Advanced Certificate in                                        institutional rules.
   Management Studies
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Supply Chain Management                                        Mode of Delivery
   ............................................................
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Higher Certificate in Tax Administration
NQF LEVEL 5 / SAQA ID 99384 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                        Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                      Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Higher Certificate in Tax                                    On completion of the programme, graduates                • School leavers looking to pursue a
Administration is a one year                                     can aspire to the following positions:                     career in tax administration.
programme that prepares students for                                                                                      • Individuals who are currently in
employment in tax administration.                                • Tax Clerk and Consultant                                 employment within a tax environment
The programme provides students                                  • Tax Administrator                                        and wish to advance their careers.
with the framework for understanding                             • Bookkeeper Tax
tax administration and covers basic
individual and business taxation. The
purpose of the programme is to respond
to the needs of industry, government
and the private and financial sector
                                                                 Programme Structure
in the provision of a qualification in
taxation administration.
                                                                  Duration: 1 Year
                                                                  • Tax Administration and Tax Policy
                                                                  • Taxation A
                                                                  • End User Computing
                                                                  • Basic Accounting
                                                                  • Business Communication
                                                                  • Taxation B
                                                                  • Taxation C

                                                                  • Elementary Economics

                                                                  Assessments
                                                                  • Knowledge Checks
                                                                  • Project
  Articulation
  Completion of the Higher
  Certificate meets the minimum                                  Admission Requirements
  entry requirement for admission
  to an appropriate Advanced                                     • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
  Certificate. A Higher Certificate                                Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  may also allow access to an                                    • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
  appropriate Bachelor’s degree.                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                   of Prior Learning (RPL).

  Other Courses                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
                                                                 with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                 institutional rules.
  Advanced Certificate in
  Management Studies
  ............................................................
  Bachelor of Commerce in
  Accounting                                                     Mode of Delivery
  ............................................................
                                                                 This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.
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Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning
NQF LEVEL 6 / SAQA ID 93710 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Advanced Certificate in Financial                             On completion of the programme, graduates                • Individuals who are interested in
Planning is an undergraduate                                      can aspire to the following positions:                     pursuing a career in a financial
programme that offers a combination                                                                                          service field.
of theory and practice in the area of                             • Financial Planner                                      • Individuals who enjoy consulting in
financial services. Qualifying students                           • Financial Advisor                                        financial matters and planning
will develop an integrated conceptual                             • Personal Financial Consultant                            financial investments.
understanding, synthesis and                                      • Financial Analyst
application of specific issues in financial                       • Investment Broker
planning.

They will also develop research skills,
financial planning skills as well as skills                       Programme Structure
in communication. The programme
provides background knowledge to
allow junior and middle managers to                                Duration: 1 Year
pursue senior management positions
within their organisations. This                                   • Financial Planning Environment
programme will allow students to apply                             • Personal Financial Planning
theories to practice and students will be                          • Business Financial Planning
well placed to pursue further studies.
                                                                   • Practice Management
                                                                   • Income Tax Planning
                                                                   • Financial Management and Planning

                                                                  Admission Requirements
                                                                  • The minimum entry requirement is an NQF level 5 Higher Certificate.
                                                                  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   Articulation                                                   • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).
   Completion of the Advanced
                                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
   Certificate meets the minimum
                                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   entry requirement into a Diploma
                                                                  institutional rules.
   programme or Bachelor’s degree.

   Other Courses                                                  Mode of Delivery
   Advanced Diploma in Business
   Management                                                     This programme is offered through online learning and digital support.
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Commerce in
   Financial Management
   ............................................................
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Advanced Certificate in Management Studies
NQF LEVEL 6 / SAQA ID 96712 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The Advanced Certificate in                                       On completion of the programme, graduates                • Executives with recently acquired
Management Studies is a one year                                  can aspire to the following positions:                     or expanded general management
programme aimed at providing students                                                                                        responsibilities.
with an overview of key management                                • Business Manager                                       • Persons aspiring to advance within
philosophies and practices. It offers                             • Business Assistant                                       their organisations.
students the opportunity to build a                               • Management Assistant                                   • Individuals wishing to gain a strong
strong foundation in management                                   • Administration Manager                                   foundation in management practices.
education.                                                                                                                 • Junior and middle managers.

This programme provides a
comprehensive view of contemporary
management practice in both the public                            Programme Structure
and private sectors. The programme
provides background knowledge
to allow junior and middle managers to                             Duration: 1 Year
pursue senior management positions
within their organisations.                                        • Principles of Management
                                                                   • Marketing
This programme will allow students to                              • Information Systems
apply theories to practice and students
will be well placed to pursue further                              • Fundamentals of Microeconomics
studies.                                                           • Business Statistics
                                                                   • Accounting

                                                                  Admission Requirements
                                                                  • The minimum entry requirement is an NQF level 5 Higher Certificate.
                                                                  • An Equivalent NQF level 5 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   Articulation                                                   • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
                                                                    of Prior Learning (RPL).
   Completion of the Advanced
   Certificate meets the minimum                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
   entry requirement into a cognate                               with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
   Diploma programme or Bachelor’s                                institutional rules.
   degree.

   Other Courses                                                  Mode of Delivery
   Advanced Diploma in Business
                                                                  This programme is offered through online learning and digital support.
   Management
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Business in
   Administration
   ............................................................
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Advanced Diploma in Business Management
NQF LEVEL 7 / SAQA ID 104763 / CREDITS 120
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Programme                                                         Career                                                   Who Should
Description                                                       Opportunities                                            Apply?
The coursework component of the                                   On completion of the programme, graduates                The programme is directed at those
programme is designed to equip                                    can aspire to the following positions:                   with existing vocational qualifications,
students with a sound understanding                                                                                        wishing to gain entry into postgraduate
of the key management theories,                                   • Systems Analyst                                        study, as well as those with technical
methodologies and practices. The                                  • Operations Manager                                     qualifications seeking to enter into
coursework further provides a blend                               • General Manager                                        management positions.
of theoretical and practical aspects of                           • Management Consultant
business management.
The programme is designed to
equip students with analytical and
critical thinking skills in the field of
management by developing their ability
                                                                  Programme Structure
to understand and solve complex
problems, while maintaining a holistic                             Duration: 1 Year
approach to managing organisations.
                                                                   • Advanced Management Principles
                                                                   • Business Finance
                                                                   • Microeconomics
                                                                   • Understanding Marketing Approaches
                                                                   • Information Management
                                                                   • Statistical Techniques in Business

                                                                   Elective - Choose two of the following electives:
                                                                   • Ethical Business Management
                                                                   • Operations Management in Supply Chain
                                                                   • Project Management
   Articulation
   The programme allows for
   articulation to the MANCOSA                                    Admission Requirements
   Postgraduate Diploma in Business
   Management or other cognate                                    • The minimum entry requirement is the Advanced Certificate/National Diploma.
   NQF level 8 postgraduate                                       • An equivalent NQF level 6 qualification with proven proficiency in English.
   diplomas and bachelors honours                                 • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition
   degrees offered both locally and                                 of Prior Learning (RPL).
   internationally.
                                                                  For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor. All applicants
   Other Courses                                                  with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA's
                                                                  institutional rules.

   Postgraduate Diploma in Business
   Management
   ............................................................
   Bachelor of Business                                           Mode of Delivery
   Administration Honours
   ............................................................   This programme is offered through online learning and digital support.
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