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UFS Business School

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Postal Address: University of the Free State, UFS Business School, P O Box 339 Internal Box 17, Bloemfontein, 9300
MBA Structure

UFS Business School MBA

The course content of the UFS Business School MBA enhances and develops managers and leaders, broadly covering all aspects and challenges that managers and leaders might face in today's ever changing business environment.

The curriculum consists of 15 core modules, electives up to 20 credits and a compulsory Research Project. Students must obtain 221 credits to qualify for the degree.


Semester 1

  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial Management 1
  • Leadership 1
  • Personal Development
  • Strategic Marketing

Semester 2

  • Analytical Methods
  • Business Conditions Analysis
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Financial Management 11
  • Leadership 11


Semester 1

  • Corporate Governance & Business Law
  • Research Project
  • Leading Innovation & Change
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Elective

Semester 2

  • Research Project: (continue)
  • Managing Society & the Future
  • Scenario Planning
  • Elective
  • Elective


All electives are 10 credit semester modules except for New Venture Creation which consists of 20 credits and is a year module.

  • Digital Marketing
  • Investment and Portfolio Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Services Marketing
  • South African Income Tax
  • International Business
  • New Venture Creation
  • Risk Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
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