Interested in a career in business administration? Then the BBA is the course for you. This all-encompassing course will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to operate effectively in a management role within the banking sector. It also serves as a foundation for those wanting to do postgraduate studies in Business Administration.
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The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is designed to offer a well-balanced exposure to the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to operate effectively in a general management environment, or as a foundation for postgraduate studies in Business Administration or related areas.
In order to set a broad foundation for a conceptual and functional understanding of management issues, this qualification is built around three learning areas, namely, Business Management, Marketing and Human Resource Management. Students are exposed to these areas in a carefully integrated manner that reinforces lateral learning to achieve the set outcomes of the qualification.
One of the exit outcomes of the qualification focuses specifically on developing an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and the role of entrepreneurship in business and economic development. In addition to the major focus areas, students are exposed to fields such as Project Management, Financial Management and Leadership Development, which are selected to align the qualification to the demands of the contemporary business organisation.
The BBA degree would be suitable for candidates:
Successful completion of this qualification should enable the student to:
BBA MODULE COMPOSITION/STRUCTURE (404 CREDITS)
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Induction to Business Studies
Introduction to Business Management
Principles of Microeconomics
Finance for Managers
Principles of Human Resource
Business Research Methods
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Marketing Management Practice
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Accounting
|Management and Leadership
Electives (choose one):
Technology and Innovation
|* Please note that Induction to Business Studies and Business Numeracy are only offered via Distance Learning Online (DLO) and should be completed in the first semester of study.
** This subject must be registered for by all first-year students at the beginning of semester 1. The subject is only available via Distance Learning (DL).
If the candidate matriculated in 2007 or earlier
Candidates who matriculated in 2007 or earlier require a Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement/exemption for degree studies. Candidates who have a Senior Certificate but who do not meet the matriculation endorsement/exemption requirements stated above, may apply to Universities South Africa (USAF), for mature age exemption (https://mb.usaf.ac.za/).
If the candidate matriculated in 2008 or later
Candidates require a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 50% in four NSC 20-credit subjects, including English as the language of instruction at Milpark Education, as certified by Umalusi. Candidates who have a National Senior Certificate (NSC) but who do not meet the matriculation endorsement/exemption requirements stated above, may apply to Universities South Africa (USAF), for mature age exemption (https://mb.usaf.ac.za/). Candidates who have completed a relevant Higher Certificate
(NQF 5) or Diploma (NQF 6) in the field of business or commerce, may also be admitted to the BBA degree.
Any applicant who has a certificate other than a South African National Senior Certificate has to provide:
Milpark admits a small number of students onto its programme via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants interested in applying via RPL will be considered individually by the relevant Dean.
|Distance Learning Online (DLO)||Distance Learning (DL)|
|Cycle 1||Semester 1|
|Close of Admission/application: 31 December 2021||Close of Admission/application: 28 January 2022|
|Close of Registration: 14 January 2022||Close of Registration: 11 February 2022|
|Close of Admission/Application: 25 February 2022|
|Close of Registration: 11 March 2022|
|Close of Admission/Application: 22 April 2022|
|Close of Registration: 6 May 2022|
|Close of Admission/Application: 17 June 2022|
|Close of Registration: 1 July 2022|
|Close of Admission/Application: 12 August 2022|
|Close of Registration: 26 August 2022|
|Close of Admission/Application: 7 October 2022|
|Close of Registration: 21 October 2022|
With a BBA degree in hand, why not continue your learning journey with one of our Postgraduate Diplomas, offered at NQF8 level?