MBA Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

1. The applicant:
a. holds (an equivalent of) a Bachelor’s degree or higher,
b. is a manager or management trainee,
c. has a minimum of 2 years appropriate and relevant post graduate work experience,
d. has approval from his/her organisation to do research and execute practical assignments within their work environment,
e. has internet and e-mail access and
f. should the applicant’s mother tongue not be English he/she will require a TOEFL or IELTS language test. The minimum pass mark for TOEFL is 550 (paper); 213 (computer) or 79/80 (internet based) and IELTS 6.0.

2. Additional to 1a: Mature and experienced applicants, who do not hold such a degree, may also be considered. The guideline here is a minimum of 7 years demonstrable, appropriate and relevant postgraduate work experience.

3. Additional to 1b: Applicants who are not in a formal management position but to whose professional development the learning programme will significantly contribute, may also be considered. This would apply to professionals who operate at post graduate level but are not necessarily (continuously) involved in management of people or a department for example; policy officers, accountants, consultants etc.

4. Based on a thorough verification of submitted documents in respect to the above and, if deemed necessary, a personal interview, BSN will determine the applicant’s aptitude to participate in an Action Learning MBA