Master of Management in Business Administration
VUT Research offers postgraduate students the opportunity to complete a Master of Management in Business Administration within the Faculty of Management Sciences. Our courses within this faculty are aimed at developing leadership intended for use within the corporate field and students who complete their Masters in Business Administration will excel in any business environment. The course can be completed full-time or part-time with a minimum duration of 2 years and a maximum duration of 4 years of study time.
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Business Administration Course Requirements
In order for students to gain admission to complete a Master of Management in Business Administration, they need to have successfully completed a relevant Post Graduate Diploma or Honours degree or equivalent qualification approved by SAQA with an average pass of 65% and a minimum of 65% for Research Methodology. Students also need to successfully complete the faculty selection tests.
In addition to the academic qualifications stated above, the following admission criteria also need to be satisfied before a recommendation for admission to complete a Master of Management in Business Administration can be made:
The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.
The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.
There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.
The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.
A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.
Where the applicant is currently employed, capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.
The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.
Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.
The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.
The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.
Master of Management in Business Administration Career Opportunities
Once postgraduate students have completed a Master of Management in Business Administration they open a number of doors within the corporate business environment. Business administrators are in charge of handling the organisational, operational and managerial responsibilities of a company and are essential in the smooth running of a business. Many job titles include CEO, general manager or operations manager. Motivated and organised personalities will thrive in this often high-powered environment.