The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business offers a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. This program is ideally suited to students who are seeking a global approach with an African perspective, and are looking to immerse themselves in full-time study.

Below are the breakdown details about the UCT MBA program:

  • Duration: The MBA is offered as a full-time program over one year.
  • Start Date: The course starts on Monday, 12 August 2024.
  • Application Period: The application period runs from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025.
  • Course Fee: The course fee is R 304 010.
  • Application Fee: The application fee is 2070 ZAR / 300 USD.
  • Scholarship: Limited Scholarship opportunities are available for applicants admitted to the program.

The UCT MBA program aims to enhance personal leadership competencies, expand professional networks and relationships, and provide unique and effective managerial knowledge and tools for efficient management. It also offers an opportunity to diversify skills and self-reinvent, international exposure, an increase in earning potential, accelerated career advancement, and skills acquired for greater social impact.

The application deadlines for the MBA program are as follows:

  • First Round: 30 April 2024
  • Second Round: 31 May 2024
  • Final Round: 30 June 2024

Enhance your professional knowledge and become a business leader of the future by understanding and identifying creative solutions to critical challenges in complex environments. Gain a unique perspective and expertise to drive positive societal change in South Africa and beyond.

Benefits of studying an MBA at the UCT GSB include:

  • Enhanced personal leadership competencies
  • Expanded professional networks and relationships 
  • Unique and effective managerial knowledge and tools for efficient management
  • Value creation for entrepreneurial enterprises
  • An opportunity to diversify skills and self-reinvent  
  • International exposure  
  • An increase in earning potential 
  • Accelerated career advancement   
  • Skills acquired for greater social impact

The MBA is offered both as a full-time programme over one year or in a modular format over two years