Bachelor of Business Administration - Southern Business School | Educartis

3 years
Distance Learning


Course Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a three year undergraduate degree programme that is designed to equip students with a solid understanding of contemporary business and management environments. The distance learning programme specifically develops a student's intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills, so that they can enhance their unique leadership skills in order to survive and succeed in today's global marketplace. The unique structure of the qualification enables individuals to select fields of specialisation that meet the diverse roles and responsibilities required by the public and private sectors. 

A career in business administration focuses on management and leadership dynamics, and increasingly on ethics and international relationships. With this degree, you will experience incredible opportunities for growth in your career and will find that working your way up the ladder can be both financially and emotionally rewarding. 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 degree, students should be able to: 

  • Work effectively as an individual and together with others as part of a team, organisation or community in order to achieve certain tasks and goals. 
  • Identify, analyse, formulate and serve the needs of individuals and society creatively and innovatively.
  • Apply management principles in a work-based context within your specialised field.
  • Demonstrate traits that are very valuable to potential employees including professionalism, self-awareness, leadership and effective communication skills. 

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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Business Administration

What jobs will I qualify for?

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

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


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require a MINIMUM of either:

  • Southern Business School’s Certificate in Management, Higher Certificate in Management or Diploma in Management
  • N6 National Diploma
  • National Senior Certificate with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement as prescribed

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 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: 

  • Business Management I
  • Management II 
  • Management III 
  • Accounting 
  • Economics IA 
  • Economics IB 
  • Information Management 
  • Leadership
  • Research Methodology
  • Corporate Governance 
  • Business Communication
  • Economics IIA & Economics IIB OR Governmental Economics & Development Economics 
  • Financial Management OR Public Sector Financial Management 
  • Business Law OR Labour Law 

Major Electives: (Students choose ONE major elective that will be their field of specialisation from first year level up to third year level)

  • Disaster Risk Reduction I, II & III
  • Human Resource Management  I, II & III
  • Marketing Management  I, II & III
  • Public Sector Management  I, II & III
  • Project Management  I, II & III
  • Logistics Management  I, II & III
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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