Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management Honours

The Marketing Honours degree will afford you in-depth knowledge of marketing management.

1 year
NQF Level 8
120 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support 
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support
  • Marketing Management Honours distance learning


The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Marketing Management is a one-year postgraduate programme that provides in-depth knowledge in marketing management. Marketing management impacts on every aspect of a business, from product development and communications to events management and advertising.

This programme is aimed at providing advanced skills in marketing management which enables one to make informed decisions thereby ensuring that the organisation has a competitive advantage.


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

  • Demonstrate competence in applying the basic theoretical principles of marketing management in problem identification and solving and reflect on the application made.
  • Demonstrate effective communication competence with the different role players in the marketing management field and applying the theoretical principles of communication (oral/written) and reflect on the application made.
  • Analyse and critically evaluate a marketing scenario and develop meaningful suggestions and advice to design and write a full marketing plan.
  • Organise and coordinate resources and opportunities in the field of marketing management by applying the relevant theoretical aspects and reflect on the application
  • Practice acceptable social sensitivity with others and work effectively in self-directed marketing management teams by implementing the relevant theory of teamwork and reflect on the implementation thereof.
  • Utilise appropriate e-marketing technologies in expanding marketing coverage.
  • Promote responsible local and global citizenship through their approach towards the holistic application of marketing management capabilities.

Programme structure

Duration: 1 year

Semester 1

  • Advanced Strategic Marketing Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Advanced Marketing Research
  • Research Methodology

Semester 2

  • Global Marketing Strategies
  • Strategic Marketing Communication
  • Research Report (Compulsory)

Admission requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is a cognate Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma at NQF level 7.
  • It is possible to gain entry to the programme on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
  • To be considered via RPL, applicants should be above the age of 30 years.
  • For further information on this alternative route, please contact a student advisor.
  • . All applicants with an international qualification will be considered in accordance with MANCOSA’s institutional rules.


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