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IIE MSA is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading private higher education provider who is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The IIE offers quality education with curricula that is unique and industry aligned with a global context. We strive to be constantly adaptable to the needs of the millennial generation in terms of employability, internationality, and student experience. With our 20-year legacy we have established ourselves through a proven record of academic excellence.

The campus was fo
unded in 2001 by Monash University and was later part of Laureate International Universities. Since April 2019 the campus has been fully owned and operated by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), ADvTECH’s higher education subsidiary and a leader in the higher education sphere. The IIE’s quality education is internationally recognised by the British Accreditation Council since 2019. All programmes offered at the campus lead to degrees from the IIE.

We pride ourselves for quality education in IIE Higher Certificate to Master programmes and a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate study options, including IIE degrees and postgraduate diplomas. Academic study takes on a whole new meaning at IIE MSA with personal attention, robust research and strong links with industry. We provide a student experience that is well-rounded, by being both academically and socially fulfilling.
You will find us in Ruimsig, in the province of Gauteng, 25 kilometres northwest of the Johannesburg city centre. Our attractive, secure, state-of-the-art campus is complete with student accommodation, computer labs, restaurants, high-tech lecture theatres and sports facilities, including a gym.


To positively impact lives through higher education in Africa and the world.


IIE MSA provides innovative and exceptional learning experiences to students in a way that ensures intellectual engagement and critical thinking. Our students are empowered to maximise their potential and are equipped to meet real needs to advance the development of society.


Student-centricity - We believe our students are at the heart of everything we do.

Quality - We create a relevant and conducive learning environment and ensure a quality overall student experience.

Entrepreneurial spirit - We actively encourage our students and staff to embrace creativity and innovation in order to develop their full potential.

Inspiration - We strive to inspire our students and staff and seize the opportunity to be inspired by them.

Integrity - We hold honesty and the highest ethical standards as essential components of our organisation.

  • Students deserve access to meaningful education options.
  • When our students succeed, countries prosper and societies benefit.
  • Linking with the workplace throughout the education process is essential to deliver career-ready graduates.