Management College of Southern Africa Prospectus 2024 – 2025

Management College of Southern Africa Prospectus 2024 – 2025

MANCOSA has extensive experience in working with a wide range of students over the past 25 years in delivering high-quality management and education programmes offered locally and internationally. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme has been offered since 1995.

Between 1995 and 2000 MANCOSA provided management programmes in association with the Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College (BCUC), a College of the University of Brunel in the United Kingdom. During these 5 years, MANCOSA successfully delivered tuition support to over 860 students enrolled on the Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College management programmes. At that time, MANCOSA was successfully quality assured by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education of the United Kingdom (QAA).

MANCOSA’s partnership with BCUC in offering management programmes and the MBA provided an international perspective to students in the Southern African region, whilst maintaining a strong local and regional focus. From the year 2000, MANCOSA discontinued offering BCUC qualifications and started to award its qualifications which were registered and accredited in South Africa.

In delivering its range of management education programmes to a diverse body of students from both the public and private sectors, MANCOSA has considerably developed its infrastructural, academic and intellectual capacities. Drawn from commerce, industry and academia, the programmes have access to a large group of high-quality academics, supervisors and mentors in management and leadership.

In October 2014, MANCOSA formally opened its Graduate School of Business [GSB] in Durban. The vision behind establishing the Mancosa [GSB] was the creation of a niche campus focusing exclusively on postgraduate education in business management with an emphasis on the promotion of international collaborative higher education; international study tours; executive education and research.

In addition to international benchmarking activities, the graduate school of the business campus was envisaged to promote programmes relevant to postgraduate business education, hence the creation of the Mancosa [GSB]. The intention is to allow for a differentiated student learning experience between postgraduate and undergraduate education and the Mancosa [GSB] will enable this to happen. Many postgraduate students hold senior positions in industry and a differentiated learning experience through the Mancosa [GSB] is appropriate. Management College of Southern Africa Prospectus

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The following additional factors provide an overview of MANCOSA’s operations:

MANCOSA academics have industry experience and expertise to ensure that students receive continuous support and guidance.
MANCOSA utilises a blended teaching strategy, drawing on the value of independent learning through specially designed materials, and limited face-to-face workshops as well as optimising the student’s learning experience through a bespoke educational technology ecosystem.
MANCOSA has a fully equipped library in most centres. All students have free access to the latest research and online journal articles via EBSCO Host, Emerald and CABINET.
These resource persons also provide students with academic support and pastoral care throughout their academic careers; and
The MANCOSA head office, based in central Durban, has a large complement of full-time academic, administrative and student support staff. It also has a well-resourced and modern infrastructure, training facilities, library and ICT infrastructure and equipment to complement its high-quality programmes and executive education programmes.
As a leading provider of management programmes through supported distance education, MANCOSA has considerable expertise in the design and development of high-quality and relevant study materials. It has developed appropriate teaching and learning strategies, particularly suited for transferring knowledge and skills to mature students, many of whom are in full-time employment. Through its active research focus, MANCOSA remains at the cutting edge of the latest management and leadership training trends.

The management and staff of MANCOSA are supportive of and actively involved in both public and private initiatives to improve the South African and continental higher education sector.

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Courses Offered:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in International Busine
  • Bachelor of Education in Senior
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Retail Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Higher Certificate in Events Management
  • Higher Certificate in Social Media and Communication
  • Higher Certificate in Tax Administration
  • Higher Certificate in Public Sector Procurement
  • Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Higher Certificate in Marketing
  • Higher Certification in Project Management
  • Higher Certificate in Public Management
  • Higher Certificate in Accounting
  • Higher Certificate in Information Technology
  • Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management
  • Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management
  • Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning
  • Advanced Certificate in Management Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Technology Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Risk Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Family Business Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management


The minimum admission requirement to enroll in a MANCOSA undergraduate program is a National Senior Certificate with appropriate subject combinations and endorsement. The minimum entry requirement for an Advanced Certificate is a Higher Certificate in the appropriate field. International students who have completed their secondary education by means of the O and A level system must have a combination of both and A level subjects in order to qualify for admission to an undergraduate program.

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Contact Address:

all MANCOSA learning centres are currently closed. In the interim we can be reached on the following numbers:​
+27 87 351 2833 – Switchboard
0861 6262672 (0861MANCOSA) – Student Enrolment
0861 800 000 – Student Services