School of Administration & Management
Bachelor of Business Administration
Offers a wide range of elective focus areas (7) within the field of management:
Disaster Risk Reduction, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics Management, Marketing Management, Project Management and Public Sector Management
Qualification / Course Information
365 or 370
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is aimed at students in the private and public sectors who are or will be responsible for managing people, resources and/or projects, portfolios, disaster risk reduction, logistics, advertising and promotions, to name but a few.
The structure of the Bachelor of Business Administration enables candidates to select the field of specialisation that meets the roles and responsibilities required by a range of industries in the private and public sectors.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Successful completion enables further studies towards the Bachelor of Business Administration Honours on NQF level 8 or another honours qualification in a cognate field.
Student support is enhanced through our online interactive communication tool, electronic documents and websites, e-journals and e-books, management related videos, interactive feedback and supportive communication at all times
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ARE:
a Senior Certificate (SC) with degree endorsement; OR
a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 50% in four 20-credit subjects and a minimum of 40% in English Home Language or First Additional Language; OR
- a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V)) with a minimum of 50% in three fundamental subjects including English; and a minimum of 60% in four vocational subjects; OR
a relevant N6 National Diploma
Alternative Admission Requirements
- 25 points over 5 modules
STADIO is committed to achieving inclusion and to overcome barriers to access and success in higher education. Applicants who do not meet the stated admission criteria, but who have relevant work experience and/or prior learning may apply for admission under the policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STADIO admits a maximum of 10% per cohort via RPL. The implementation of RPL is context-specific, in terms of discipline, programme and level. Further information may be obtained from your Student Recruitment Advisor.
Please note: to review your chosen elective focus area curriculum in detail, please click on the major on the main school menu.
Compulsory modules form the core competencies that are required for variations of the Bachelor of Business Administration programme. Regardless of your choice of elective focus area.
Elective focus areas enable students to select modules according to their field of interest or specialisation. Elective focus area modules are taken from first year level up to third year level and shape the nature of the degree (e.g. Human Resource Management I, II and III).
Download Information Pack for a detailed breakdown of the structure of elective focus area modules.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE WHEN SELECTING YOUR ELECTIVE FOCUS AREA:
When you select Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management, Logistics Management or Marketing Management as a elective focus area, Financial Management (FMA101) will be compulsory.
When you select Disaster Risk Reduction or Public Sector Management as your elective focus area, Public Sector Financial Management (PFB101) will be compulsory.
When you select Human Resources Management as your elective focus area, Labour Law I (LLA101) is compulsory.
When you select any other elective focus area, Business Law (BLA101) is compulsory.
Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification:
Human Resource Management
Disaster Risk Reduction