MCom / MPhil in Business Management

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

MCom / MPhil in Business Management

University of Johannesburg

MCom in Business Management

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced management principles in the different functional units of the business organisation, and be able to reflect on their managerial decisions and applications and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice.

Admission requirements

A potential student should be in possession of a BCom Hons qualification, or an equivalent four-year qualification with Honours status, (excluding BTech) with a minimum level of competency on NQF level 8. Those candidates who do not possess a qualification in Management are directed to a bridging year before being accepted on the MCom (Business Management) programme. The bridging year comprises of four modules: Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Corporate Law. Students who do not complete the bridging year retain the credits obtained up to that stage. A potential student should have a 60% average for the Honours Degree obtained. Individual specialist areas may have different requirements. A potential student should have at least 2 years industry experience. Students must have adequate English language proficiency by passing a literacy test.

Duration of programme

Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum

Contact details

Name: Ms Z Tshwete
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 3363 / Email: ztshwete@uj.ac.za

MPhil in Business Management (RD)

The student should develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of business management principles. Through the Master’s dissertation a qualifying student show evidence of scientific research and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of business management. The student should obtain a focused competence depending on the topic of the dissertation. The student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work. Students will also display competence in the application of relevant research methodology and the proper written communication of the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications, and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of business management.

Admission requirements

A student who is in possession of an Honours qualification on NQF Level 7 or 8 or equivalent, in any subfield of Business Management, may apply for admission to this qualification. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Master’s qualification if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.

Duration of programme

  • Full-time: 1 year minimum, 2 years maximum
  • Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum

Contact details

Name: Prof D Pooe / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 5057 / Email: dpooe@uj.ac.za

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
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1 - 3 years
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South Africa - Johannesburg
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