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Nelson Mandela University Business School

Telephone: +27 41 504-3777
Fax: +27 41 504-3891
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Postal Address: P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth , 6031, South Africa
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Study guides and books
The Graduate School has invested substantial resources in the development of course material. This material is updated regularly to ensure that contentrelevance and high standards are maintained. Study guides and notes are supplied for each module. The cost of prescribed books is included in the total fee structure. A book list is issued to students upon registration.

Evaluation may be conducted in any of the following ways:

  • Conventional, unseen written papers;
  • Unseen, written papers, supported by open book appendices, formulae and tables;
  • Papers based on previously seen case studies;
  • Papers based on an open book approach; or
  • Continuous evaluation (in the case of a limited number of modules only).

Mark structure

Module work (weight 40%)
Module work comprises of individual assignments and tests (minimum of 60% of module work) and group assignments (maximum of 40% of module work).

Written examinations (weight 60%)
Examinations will be written at the end of each trimester and will contribute 60% to the final module mark.

Admission to examination and derivation of the pass mark
Students must have at least 40% for their module work to be admitted to the examination. A minimum of 40% is required in the examination and a weighted, composite final module mark of at least 50% has to be achieved to pass a module.

Policy for credits towards the MBA
Exemption from compulsory modules will only be considered if a student had already passed modules with a similar content on another accredited MBA programme and will be awarded at the discretion of the Nelson Mandela University Business School. Students must apply in writing and on the official Nelson Mandela University Application Form, available from the Graduate School programme coordinator.

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