The objectives of the course are to provide candidates with the highest research capabilities in the creation of new knowledge in the field of Business Administration.
This is in line with the University's mission and strategic objectives, especially its goal "to continue to develop the University as a leading national institution and a major role model for research as a major contributor to nation-building, and the high priority given by the University to applied research across a broad spectrum of relevant fields and to encourage interdisciplinary approaches to the resolution of real-world problems".
Exit Programme Outcomes (Outcome for the Whole Qualification)
Holders of this qualification are able to:
- Provide, through publication and/or presentation, an original contribution to Business Administration knowledge through research as judged by independent experts and peers applying international standards.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive, systematic and in-depth mastery of the area of Business Administration, focused on applied research aimed at solving contextual management challenges as well as drawing more on current management practice and the immediate problems of businesses while seeking to make an original contribution to the body of knowledge.
Academic Writing for Post-Graduate Studies • Advanced Business Ethics • Research Methods – A • Quantitative Methods – A • Research Methods – B • Quantitative Methods – B • Research Seminars • Personal & Professional Development
Year 2 & 3
Research Seminars • Dissertation • Personal & Professional Development
Criteria for Admission
Applicants must be in possession of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or any other relevant Level 9 qualification on the National Qualification Framework (NQF). Applicants MUST submit, together with their application, a Statement of Intent (3 000 words) outlining their research interest and agenda. Applications without this Statement, CANNOT be considered. It is important to note that admission is conditional on availability of a relevant and interested supervisor.
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Last updated February 14, 2018