Higher Certificate in Business Management - Online Full Time

Programme overview:

Second Intake for 2024 is accepting late applications until 20th of May.
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Higher Certificate in Business Management - Online Full Time next start date Next start date: 13 May 2024
22 July 2024
30 September 2024
12 February 2025
13 May 2025
Next New Students Orientation Date:
7 May 2024
Higher Certificate in Business Management - Online Full Time study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Higher Certificate in Business Management - Online Full Time duration Duration:
Minimum: 1 year
Maximum: 3 years
Higher Certificate in Business Management - Online Full Time support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Commerce and Law | Full Time After Hours | Degree: Higher Certificate in Business Management | Saqa Id: 120687
Looking to shatter glass ceilings? This higher certificate prepares you for work in the business environment as it introduces you to the core disciplines of the modern workplace.
It is also a good stepping-stone for those who do not meet the entry requirements for a degree but wish to gain entry to the Eduvos Bachelor of Commerce after completing this programme.

The focus of the higher certificate is on the key areas of business management, human resource management and marketing.
You will also cover Mathematics for Business, Academic English, Computer and Personal Skills Development, Business Communication, Small Business Development and Bookkeeping.
Within the curriculum, you will be introduced to topical business subject areas such as the elements of the marketing mix, recruitment, management and leadership, governance and sustainability in business.

Because of our unique teaching and learning approaches, you will also start developing essential skills for the world of work, such as effective problem solving, critical thinking, working in teams and communicating effectively.

On completion of the Higher Certificate in Business Management you can apply to one of our Bachelor of Commerce degrees, in addition students could possibly qualify for two exemptions.

More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with certificate or diploma entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level (NQF 4) confirmed by SAQA.
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
• Mature age exemption can be considered for applicants 23 years or older with at least three year’s work experience. Adequate communication skills should be in place.
From R42 600 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) of South Africa.
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Possible career options
Are you excited to understand business management?

The career choices for you, as a Higher Certificate in Business Management graduate, are varied and employment options include:
• Bookkeeping
• Communications
• Entrepreneurship
• General administration
• Human resource administration
• Marketing administration
• Sales consultation
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 13 May 2024

    Higher Certificate in Business Management Full Time After Hours
    Admission Fee (ADMIN2-B00) - Admission
    Small Business Development (COSBA0-B44) - Core
    Introduction to Business Management (COBUA0-B33) - Core
    Bookkeeping (COBKA0-B33) - Core
    Introduction to Marketing (COMGA0-B22) - Core
    Business Communication (COBNA0-B22) - Core
    Introduction to Human Resource Management (COHMA0-B22) - Core
    Work Integrated Learning (Commerce) (COISA0-B21) - Fundamental
    Mathematics for Business (COMTA0-B44) - Fundamental
    Academic English (COAEA0-B11) - Fundamental
    Computer Skills (ITSKA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Employment Relations (COERA0-B11) - Fundamental
    Business Law (COBLA0-B44) - Fundamental