Bachelor of Business Administration Honours - Southern Business School | Educartis

18 months
Distance Learning


Course Overview

This one and a half year Bachelor of Business Administration Honours has been designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to become competent managers. The unique structure of this distance learning programme enables individuals to select fields of specialisation that meet the diverse roles and responsibilities required by the public and private sectors. 

From large corporations to independent businesses, every organisation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed. Such individuals have the responsibility of establishing and carrying out departmental goals, policies and procedures, as well as directing and overseeing an organisation's financial and budgetary activities. There is incredible room for growth in this field and if this sounds like the right path for you, then this programme will show you how to leverage and develop your skills to gain a competitive edge in this growing field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration Honours degree, students should be able to: 

  • Create advanced reasoned and factually supported arguments effectively in written work and oral presentation.
  • Use research data to engage in effective decision-making within their respective organisations. 
  • Act ethically when conducting business.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of the core functional areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, planning and strategy. 
  • Demonstrate a global perspective and an awareness of how cultural differences impact businesses. 

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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Business Administration Honours

What jobs will I qualify for?

Bachelor of Business Administration Honours qualification will significantly enhance a students's employability in the following fields: 

  • Financial Analyst 
  • Accountant 
  • Business Operations Management 
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Disaster Risk Management


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this programme, students must have a MINIMUM of either: 

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, B Com or B Compt degree or another approved degree in the field of Business, Commerce and Management Sciences
  • Another degree that consists of at least five subjects in Business, Commerce and Management Sciences. This should include as a minimum Economics I, Financial Management I and/or Public Sector Financial Management I

How do I apply?

Students are able to apply online or in-person. At the time of application, students will be required to share: 

  • A certified copy of a South African Identity Document (ID) or equivalent documentation in the case of non-SA citizens 
  • A certified copy of a Grade 12 (Matric) Certificate, National Senior Certificate, or Highest Qualification obtained 

Payment options

  • Credit Card 
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Debit Order

Detailed course information

The Bachelor of Business Administration Honours degree is taken via distance learning at Southern Business School. It consists of compulsory subjects and major electives. The course outline is as follows:

Compulsory Subjects

  • Strategic Management V 
  • Leadership V 
  • Research Methodology V 
  • Managerial Economics 
  • International Management 
  • Project Management V 
  • Financial Management V OR Public Sector Financial Management V (PFB500)

Electives (Select One) 

  • Human Resource Management V 
  • Marketing Management V 
  • Public Sector Management V 
  • Disaster Risk Reduction V 

Other Information 

  • If you select HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT as a major elective, you can choose between Financial Management V or Public Sector Financial Management V.
  • If you select MARKETING MANAGEMENT as a major elective, then Financial Management V will be compulsory.
  • If you select DISASTER RISK REDUCTION or PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT as a major elective, then Public Sector Financial Management V will be compulsory.

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Where and When


Southern Business School

Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp , Gauteng, Krugersdorp, South Africa


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  • +26461308781
  • +27116621444
  • Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp