Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Business Administration in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Business Administration(Business Administration)
  • Major Subject: Business Administration
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Business Administration

  •  Milpark Education Business School, Cape Town  
    1. General
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    If You Matriculated in 2007 or Earlier
    1. comprehension and application of the English language at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level)
    2. A National Senior Certificate and a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system.
    3. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG.
    4. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    If You Matriculated in 2008 or Later
    1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognized 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English.
    2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematics Literacy.
    3. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    2. Human resources Major
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    If You Matriculated in 2007 or Earlier
    1. comprehension and application of the English language at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level)
    2. A National Senior Certificate and a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system.
    3. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG.
    4. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    If You Matriculated in 2008 or Later
    1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognized 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English.
    2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematics Literacy.
    3. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    3. Marketing major
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    If You Matriculated in 2007 or Earlier
    1. comprehension and application of the English language at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level)
    2. A National Senior Certificate and a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system.
    3. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG.
    4. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    If You Matriculated in 2008 or Later
    1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognized 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English.
    2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematics Literacy.
    3. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology
  •  The Independent Institute of Education,Vega, Pretoria  
    Course name: Bachelor of Business Administration in Brand Building & Management Degree


    Course content

    (i) Brand and Marketing 1

    (ii) Principles of Innovation A & B

    (iii) Critical Thinking and Media Studies 1

    (iv) Business Communications and Digital Media 1

    (v) Creative Development 1

    (vi) Economics 1

    (vii) Statistics in Brand Building 1

    (viii) Accounting in Brand Building 1

    (ix) Brand and Marketing 2

    (x) Brand Management 2C: Channel Planning

    (xi) Practice of Innovation A & B

    (xii) Brand Activation

    (xiii) Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship

    (xiv) Critical Thinking and Media Studies 2A

    (xv) Creative Development 2

    (xvi) Economics in Brand Building 2

    (xvii) Financial Management in Brand Building 2

    (xviii) Brand and Marketing 3A: Strategy

    (xix) Brand and Marketing 3B

    (xx) Innovation Management A & B

    (xxi) Brand Challenge

    (xxii) Introduction to Research

    (xxiii) Research Practice

    (xxiv) Organisational Studies

    (xxv) Sustainable Business Practice

    (xxvi) Retail Management 3A


    Course requirements


    (i) A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English, 50% for Mathematics or 60% for Mathematical Literacy coupled with a minimum of 50% in three other recognised 20-credit NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject). However, candidates who have Mathematics at level 3 (40 - 49%) or Mathematical Literacy at levels 3-4 (40-59%) in the NSC may be admitted if they achieved the required level in Grade 11 and will be required to attend additional tutorials for the numerate modules; OR

    (ii) A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four vocational subjects is required; OR

    (iii) A Senior Certificate (SC) (with endorsement) with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG; OR

    (iv) A Senior Certificate(Amended) SC(A) with degree admission with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG.
    For international qualifications: A USAf Exemption Certificate to degree studies with 50 % or equivalent for Mathematics.

    (v) Alternatively, a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate* field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.


    Fees: R77 000



    Program duration: 3 years
  •  Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    Course name: Bachelor of Business Administration in Media Operations Management.

    The following are some of the modules covered:

    (i) Business Management 1

    (ii) Industrial Psychology 1

    (iii) Advertising 1

    (iv) Marketing 1

    (v) Journalism 1

    (vi) Business Management 3*

    (vii) Media & Globalisation 3*

    (viii) Financial Management 2

    (ix) Project Management 2

    (x) Industrial Psychology 2

    (xi) Media Law 2

    (xii) Integrated Media Management 4

    (xiii) Research Methods 4

    (xiv) Research Project 4

    (xv) Experiential Learning 4

    (xvi) Financial Management 3



    To qualify, applicants are required to posses any of the qualifications below:

    (i) National senior Certificate (NSC), with English as one of the subjects passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s degree study; or

    (ii) National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English as one of the subjects passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s degree study; or

    Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate* with English as one of the subjects passed

    *Candidates having attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a Senior Certificate with a minimum of 40% in at least four higher grade subjects or 50% in at least four standard grade subjects.


    Alternative entry qualifications:

    (i) Higher Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120; or

    (ii) Advanced Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 6, minimum Credits 120; or

    (iii) Diploma, NQF (HEQSF) Level 6, minimum Credits 240 or 360; or

    Equivalent qualification from a foreign higher education institution




    Program duration: Four years
  •  Rosebank College, Durban  
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees: R 26,490 per year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four x DESIGNATED NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR
    -A NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation , with a minimum of 70% in the three compulsory vocational subjects is required; OR
    -A SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
    -An Advanced Certificate, OR
    -A 240- or 360 credit Diploma; OR
    -An Advanced Diploma in a cognate discipline OR
    -A candidate who did not achieve degree entry in the NSC/NC (V) and who has obtained a registered and accredited Higher Certificate in an appropriate field may also be allowed access to an appropriate Bachelor's Degree.

    Course Overview:
    -Economics
    -Human Resource Management
    -Marketing
    -Business Management
    ​​​​​​​​​​-Business Management
    -Marketing
    -Accounting
    -Human Resource Management
    -Digital Citizenship

  •  Stenden South Africa, Port Alfred  
    Disaster Relief Management
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and applicant is turning 23 years of age in the first academic year of study;
    - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and at least 1 successful tertiary academic year in a SAQA registered programme (NQF 5 or higher) that counts at least 120 credits;
    - Another higher education qualification from a registered higher education institute; and
    - Applicant is 45 years of age or older.

    Modules Overview:
    -The Context of Disaster Management Intro to Research
    -Human Resource Management Business Communication I
    -Disaster Management Planning and Implementation Disaster Management Communication
    -Research Methodology Field Research 1
    -Logistics Management Business Communication II
    -Conflict Management Humanitarian Security Law
    -Disaster Response Role Players and Relationships Intro to Accounting
    -Strategic Management and Disaster Management Operations Financial Management
    -Climate Variability Severe Weather and Disasters Field Research II
  •  Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Midrand  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    2. Or If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    3. Or You should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
    4. Or You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.

    5. And You need 25 or more Pearson Institute points.
  •  Cranefield College, Midrand  
    Minimum Course Entry Requirements:
    A Higher Certificate, or at least a Senior Certificate (‘matric’ or international equivalent), preferably coupled with some work experience. All relevant information and documentation must be submitted to the Registrar (Academic). The following aspects would be advantageous:
    1. Having been employed or active in the community since leaving secondary school.
    2. Have gained some experience in the workplace.

    Course Length: 9 Modules

    Course Modules:
    Module BB1: Project Planning and Implementation Management
    Module BB2: General Management
    Module BB3: Commercial Law of Contract
    Module BB4: Business Management
    Module BB5: Entrepreneurship and Managing the Entrepreneurial Project
    Module BB6: Marketing and Logistics Management
    Module BB7: Project Management Strategy
    Module BB8: Programme-managing the Value Chain
    Module BB9: Modern Supply Chain Management, OR
    Module BB10: Business Strategy*
  •  Southern Business School, Helderkruin  
    Duration: 3 Years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Open to students who completed Southern Business School's Certificate or Higher Certificate in Management and/or Diploma in Management
    2. A national Senior Certificate: The minimum admission requirement for degree studies is a National Senior Certificate (NCS) with a minimum of 40% in English as Certfied by Umalusi and An achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four Subjects from the designated subject list:
    -Accounting
    -Agricultural Sciences
    -Business Studies
    -Dramatic Arts
    -Economics
    -Engineering
    -Graphics and Design
    -Geography
    -History
    -Consumer Studies
    -Information Technology
    -Languages (two other recognised language subjects)
    -Life Sciences
    -Mathematics
    -Mathematical Literacy
    -Music
    -Physical Sciences
    -Religion Studies
  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and with at least 50% in Mathematics,
    or a Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption (or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board) and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in Mathematics,or any Higher Certificate offered in the College of Economic and Management Sciences, or any Diploma obtained in the College of Economic and Management Sciences.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -60% average for a completed ND or equivalent qualification in a business related field
    -Applicants with a non-business related qualification should have 1 year business related work experience.

    Modules Overview:
    -Financial Management for Non-Finance Managers 4,
    -Human Resource Practice 4,
    -Logistics Management 4,
    -Technology Management 4,
    -Project Management 4 (1 semester),
    -Marketing Management 4 (1 semester),
    -Research Methodology 1.
  •  Regenesys Business School, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 36 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF level 4 qualification (eg Matric exemption) and basic computer skills.

    Course Modules:
    -Strategic Management I, II & III
    -Human Resource Management I & II
    -Project Management I & II
    -Financial Management I & II
    -Marketing Management I & II
    -Economics I & II
    -Business Law
    -Research Methodology

    Tuition fees: R 237,600
  •  TSIBA Business School, Cape Town  
    Minimum Course Entry Requirement:
    - National Senior Certificate with Bachelors Pass or studying towards your NSC
    - A minimum pass requirement of 40% or more in Mathematics OR A minimum pass requirement of 60% or more in Mathematical Literacy
    - A minimum pass requirement of 50% or more in English
    - In addition, a minimum of 27 points is required to be eligible for entry to the TSIBA undergraduate degree.

    Course Duration: 3 Years
  •  IMM Graduate School, Johannesburg  
    Marketing Management
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees: R 70,075

    Module Overview:
    -Marketing
    -Academic Literacy
    -Business Communication
    -Business Management
    -Business Statistics
    -Economic Principles
    -Financial Management
    -Business-to-Business Marketing
    -Digital Marketing
    -Retail Marketing
    -Services Marketing
  •  MANCOSA Institute, Durban  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
    2. An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or
    3. A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma.
  •  NewBridge College, Durban  
    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time




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