Business Management and Administration

Become a responsible leader and manager. Gain a global perspective with unique African input.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and Administration

Acquire entrepreneurship skills and an entrepreneurial approach to business, as well as general management skills and an understanding of business in Africa. This programme can also provide access to an MBA. Graduates continuing with USB's MBA will get recognition for 32 credits (15%) on the MBA. This one-year learn-while-you-earn programme has two formats: a blended learning format which combines on-campus and online classes, and a modular format with five on-campus blocks over the year. For further information, see here.


USB's triple accredited MBA gives you an astute understanding of business, enabling you to take up senior management posit?ions in any industry. It also allows you to lead with confidence, think critically, function globally, build business connections and apply business knowledge to the benefit of society. The programme consists of core modules, electives, a research assignment and an International Study Module at a foreign business school (costs included in fees). Choose between a Full-time MBA (one year) and Modular MBA (study blocks over two years). All the programmes are presented in English, except the one Modular MBA, which is mainly in Afrikaans. For further information, see here.

PhD in Business Management and Administration

The first PhD outside Europe audited and approved by EDAMBA, this doctoral programme in Business Management and Administration focuses on in-depth research to develop knowledge that can be applied directly in the workplace. It is a non-structured programme that allows you to determine your own timing. Choose between full-time or part-time studies. For further information, see here.