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Grow as a responsible leader dedicated to positive impact

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Our top-tier MBA programme offers four distinct pathways to success 

Obtain a world-class MBA with all 3 major international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA

Choose from two convenient study formats and four MBA pathways

Prepare for the future you want to create – a transformative experience awaits you

Develop the skills and mindset necessary to grow as a responsible leader through tailored programs

Broaden your mindset with the International Study Module – an immersive learning experience at a business school abroad

Gain a global perspective with unique African contextualisation

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Choose from two flexible learning formats

Modular Blended Learning

Blocks of classes spread over 24 months 

Study while you work, with an immersive, in-class experience and focused studies  

Study with us even if you live further afield as you only need to travel to campus for fixed blocks of classes a few times a year 

Compulsory on-campus blocks PLUS classes that can be attended either online or on campus over 24 months 

Study while you work, with minimum time away from work 

Reduce your travel and accommodation costs – especially if you can attend the weekly evening classes online 

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Choose from four streams

MBA Generalist:

Apply senior management skills in businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinational corporations. 

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MBA in Health Care Leadership (MBA HCL):

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


Managing International Organisations (MBA MIO):

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

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Project Management (MBA PM):

Apply your skills in any industry to ensure the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects in a competitive environment, based on a thorough understanding of the business management of project portfolios. 

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The fees for 2025 will be published on our website once they become available. *Fees exclude our compulsory International Study Module invoiced in year two.

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Academic qualifications

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 8), OR
  • Honours/Postgraduate degree (NQF level 8), OR
  • 3-year Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) plus a postgraduate diploma (NQF level 8)
  • Additional requirement for students enrolling for the MBA stream in Project Management: A Project Management course on NQF level 8, for which credits can be considered in respect of required electives

All degrees undergo a formal vetting process to eliminate fraudulent applications.

Other requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant full-time working experience, preferably on managerial level
  • Mathematics at NSC (Grade 12) level or equivalent is highly recommended
  • A comprehensive CV
  • 2 essays (300 to 500 words each), showing your level of motivation and working experience. The topics are your external development perspective and your personal development perspective.

Satisfactory selection test results (SHL and GMAT)

Selection tests

We accept the SHL and GMAT selection assessments.

  • The SHL assessment is about determining your strengths and growth areas. It is not about failing or passing. The assessment consists of a verbal critical reasoning assessment, numerical critical reasoning assessment, inductive reasoning test, and Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) on behavioural preferences. It is administered by Stellenbosch Business School.

GMAT assessment: The GMAT has three timed sections, namely an analytical writing assessment, quantitative assessment and verbal assessment. It is not administered by Stellenbosch Business School.

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Apply for financial aid

  • Capitec offers credit for education at a discounted rate, allowing you (or your parent/guardian) to apply for a loan of up to R500 000 and pay it back over 84 months: Discover more
  • Find the banks with the most favourable interest rates: Contact FUNDI today
  • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc provides loan facilities for our students in West Africa: Discover more

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