Business Management & Administration MBA

Position yourself as a responsible leader

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Position yourself as a responsible leader

Why study your MBA with us?

3 international accreditations

International Study Module abroad included

Responsible leadership as key focus

Flexibility: 2 formats | 4 streams

Global perspective with unique African contextualisation

Contemporary decision-making skills

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One world-class MBA. Four pathways to success.

  • Obtain a world-class MBA with all 3 major international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. The MBA is still the most widely recognised business management degree in the world.
  • Benefit from the strong focus on responsible leadership throughout your MBA
  • Broaden your global mindset with the International Study Module – an immersive learning experience at a business institution abroad (included in the MBA fees)
  • Apply your skills in any industry, in any country
  • Gain a global perspective with unique African contextualisation
  • Benefit from unrivalled flexibility through 2 learning formats: Blended Learning and Modular
  • Choose from 4 streams: Generalist, Managing International Organisations, Health Care Leadership, and Project Management

Modular and Blended Learning

Two convenient formats

Blended Learning classes

  • Study while you work
  • Join classes online or on campus
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Less travel, less time away from work, lower opportunity cost

Modular classes

  • Study while you work, with in-class experience and focused studies
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Travel to campus only a few times per year

Four MBA options to acquire areas of expertise


MBA Generalist

Apply the skills you learn at senior management level in businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinational corporations in any business sector.

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MBA stream in Health Care Leadership

Make an impact in the public or private health care industry with a clear understanding of the principles of clinical governance and health care challenges in the African context.

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MBA stream in Managing International Organisations

Apply your skills in international organisations such as the UN, development agencies and global foundations.

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MBA stream in Project Management

Apply your skills to successfully deliver projects in any industry based on your thorough understanding of the business management of projects. It is ideal for senior managers who wish to be proficient in both project portfolio management, as well as key business disciplines.

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With all these tools the MBA provided, we were able to adapt to the uncertainties which the pandemic presented. More importantly, the USB staff worked tirelessly to ensure that we all had the best possible experience as we moved to remote learning.

- Mekupi Kambatuku, MBA alumnus

This new MBA stream with its strong focus on Project Management benefits from the solid reputation that USB’s MBA enjoys as a degree with three international accreditations.

- MC Botha, Stream Coordinator: MBA Project Management

Continual learning equips us with skills adapt to unexpected changes. 2020 was a challenging year financially, emotionally and physically… It is important to keep learning as it helps us to understand the world around us better.

- Mpho Shakong, MBA MIO alumnus

Health Care Leadership has positively impacted the way I conduct my private practice, my interaction with hospitals and my understanding and appreciation of health systems and stakeholders.

- Dr Sithembile Ngidi, MBA HCL alumnus

Find out more about our credit solutions and funding options

Capitec offers credit for education at a discounted rate from 7% which allows prospective students, or their parents or guardians, to apply for a loan of up to R250 000 and pay it back over 84 months. To apply, the applicant must be permanently employed, 18 years or older, and have a valid South African ID document. A provisional quote or admission letter from Stellenbosch Business School is needed to process the credit application. You can only apply for Capitec’s credit solution through the Business School’s website. Go to the academic programme in which you are interested (see the FEES tab) and apply via the link supplied.

Initiation, service fees and T&Cs apply. Capitec Bank is an authorised financial services provider (FSP 46669) and registered credit provider (NCRCP13).

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Programme Ambassadors / Unibuddy

Alumni who support prospective students in their new stage of life and share their personal experience about studying at Stellenbosch Business School.