Bachelor of Business Administration

Obtain an understanding of the business and management environments by developing your intellectual ability, executive personality, and managerial skills through an appropriate blend of business and general education.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support

About

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a three-year undergraduate degree programme that equips students with an understanding of business and management environments. The programme aims at developing a student’s intellectual ability, executive personality, and managerial skills through an appropriate blend of business and general education.

Students are able to understand and develop unique leadership qualities required to successfully manage a business. The programme is also designed to produce up-to-date, assertive and effective executives for business and other organisations and prepares students for further studies. The programme covers a variety of business and management principles.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Identify, analyse, formulate, and serve the needs of individuals and society creatively and innovatively.
  • Work effectively both on own initiatives and with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, community, and contribute to the group output in tasks growing out of the business, commerce and management fields.
  • Manage and organise his or her activities and live responsibly and effectively, including his or her studies within the distance context.
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information, as required in the pursuit of the BBA.
  • Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation in often extensive pieces of sustained discourse.
  • Utilise science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health and well-being of others, in the community, national and global contexts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the functional areas of business.
  • Apply management principles in a work-based context.
  • Anticipate and analyse trends in the business environment.
  • Integrate theory and application from various functional areas in an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation, and by acknowledging their responsibilities to those in the local and broader community.

Programme structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Business Management 1A
  • Economics 1A
  • End User Computing
  • Business Mathematics

Semester 2

  • Business Management 1B
  • Economics 1B
  • Business Communication
  • Fundamentals of Financial
    Accounting

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Business Management 2A
  • Business Administration 2A
  • Business and Society
  • Management Accounting

Semester 2

  • Business Management 2B
  • Business Administration 2B
  • Information Systems
  • Business Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Business Administration 3A
  • Business Administration 3B
  • Business Management 3A
  • Business Management 3B

Semester 2

  • Business Administration 3C
  • Business Administration 3D
  • Business Management 3C
  • Business Management 3D

Admission requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or
  • A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma.

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