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Tuition Fees:$4,296 /year
Applications Begin:March 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Business Science (Honours)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:School of Commerce and Law
Campus:IIE MSA campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

Why study the Bachelor of Business Science (Honours)?
The IIE Bachelor of Business Science Honours aims to develop critical thinking and reflective skills in graduates holding a Bachelor of Commerce (with one of the management disciplines at NQF level 7) or equivalent degree. In line with industry demand, this degree will build on a broad knowledge base of business developed at undergraduate level in order to deepen students’ insight and expertise in the core fields of management. This degree aims to extend students’ knowledge on contemporary management theories in the modern-day business context. Students will engage with various management theories, research methodologies and techniques with the aim of applying and advancing their knowledge of the contemporary business world. This qualification will provide students with the expertise and in-depth theoretical knowledge in management that will support their progression in an organisation, producing a well-rounded, industry-ready post-graduate student.

Graduates will be equipped with a solid understanding of key management and leadership attributes, which will develop higher level business acumen in students. The theories of management and leadership within the business context will also be underpinned by the ability to apply solution-focused, systemic research geared towards building businesses in a local and international context. The IIE Bachelor of Business Science Honours degree will qualify highly skilled business managers and leaders who are able to work in and effectively contribute towards the sustainable and ethical management of a 21st century organisation.

Through a range of cutting-edge management related competencies that includes innovation and contemporary issues relating to business management, the purpose and outcomes of this qualification are seen as critical to preparing students to take up positions in a variety of business and related sectors.

How is this Honoursdegreestructured at The IIE MSA?
The IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management degree can be completed ina minimum of a year and a half. In addition to attending lectures, you will be expected to spend time conducting your own study plan as well as research and work on assignments. Learning material is of the highest quality and offers students a blended learning experience where the face-to-face teaching sessions are supplemented with specific online learning activities, digital content/study material, relevant current textbooks and assessments.Please note that in line with academic practice, The IIE’s curriculum is annually reviewed thus changes may occur in module structure and sequence in order to ensure that the qualification remains relevant. The exit level outcomes of the programme do not change. Registered students receive an updated programme curriculum on an annual basis.


First Semester
-Management and Leadership
-InternationalBusinessand Management

Second Semester
-Economic Sustainability
-Contemporary Management and Innovation

Admission Requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements
– A relevant NQF 7 with an average of 60% or more in the third-year modules in the subject in which the student wants to specialise.
– Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

International entry requirements
– Classes are taught and assessed in English. A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NQF L7 equivalence in an appropriate field.
– Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $24
Application Fees for International Students: $24

To Apply for a place at the IIE MSA, follow the steps below:
STEP ONE: Select your programme, confirm that you meet the Local or International academic requirements and the English language requirements for the programme you’d like to study.
STEP TWO: You are required to upload a copy of your SA ID document or International Passport in order for your Application to be processed.
STEP THREE: Arrange for payment of your non-refundable R 400.00 application fee which you will be required to pay before your application is processed.
STEP FOUR: The final stage is to Apply Online

Career Opportunities

This programme is for students hungry for knowledge, wishing to develop their critical thinking and analysis, and passionate about adding sustainable value globally and locally.

Graduates, who are sought after for their specialist expertise, will have comprehensive and relevant business-related research skills, the ability to contribute to meeting key global business and society challenges, and a clear pathway to academic or industry research careers.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $4,296
Tuition Fees for International Students: $4,679

Tuition fees per year for South African Students = R99,900
Tuition fees per year for International Students = R106,400
*International students registering for the first time at IIE MSA will be subject to an International Student Levy of R6,500 payable upon registration.
*Students are advised to pay their deposit on/before registration and the balance by the published payment due date. Alternative a payment arrangement can be applied for before the 28 February 2021.
*For more information on fees, Contact the Student Fee Officer (Email: OR Tel: +27 011 950 4461 /4494)

Relevant Contact

Marlene Bogaards
Head, School of Commerce and Law
Admission Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries