Triple accredited MBA
Grow as a responsible leader
One world-class MBA. Four pathways to success.
Obtain a world-class MBA with all 3 major international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA
Benefit from the strong focus on responsible leadership throughout your MBA
Broaden your mindset with the international Study Module - an immersive learning experience at a business institution abroad
Apply your skills in any industry, in any country
Gain a global perspective with unique African contextualisation
Invest in the most widely recognised business management degree in the World
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Choose from two flexible learning formats
Blocks of classes spread over 2 years
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 2 years
Study while you work, with minimum time away from work
This delivery option reduces travel and accommodation costs – popular with students who can attend 1 weekly evening class on campus OR online
Choose from four streams
Apply senior management skills in businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinational corporations.
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 Organizations (MBA MIO):
Apply your skills in international development organisations such as the UN, development agencies, global foundations, and development finance institutions.
Project Portfolio Management (MBA PPM):
Deliver projects successfully in any industry through a proper understanding of the business management of projects, especially if you aim for proficiency in both project portfolio management and key business disciplines.
|*Fees exclude our compulsory International Study Module invoiced in year 2. These are the fees for 2023. The fees for 2024 will be published on our website once they become available.|
The SA Council on Higher Education requires MBA applicants to have one of these 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 Portfolio Management: A Project Management course on NQF level 8, for which credits can be considered in respect of required electives
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 (see SHL and GMAT selection test elsewhere on this page)
We accept the SHL and GMAT selection assessments.
- SHL assessment: The SHL 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. Administered by Stellenbosch Business School.
GMAT assessment: The GMAT has three timed sections, namely an analytical writing assessment, quantitative assessment and verbal assessment. Not administered by Stellenbosch Business School.