Academic Programmes

Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

The Post-Graduate Diploma offered at NBS, aims at providing thorough understanding of the activity of management in an intellectually rigorous manner.

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Provide a solid grounding in the disciplines that form the basis of management practice
  • Development an understanding of the fundamentals of management
  • Provide skills of critical analysis in relation to management issues
  • Develop basic quantitative skills and the ability to apply them in a problem-solving context
  • Develop skills of communication and co-operation relevant to a students’ future career
  • Provide an opportunity for relevant Level 7 Bachelor Degree graduates as well as those with less than 60% at relevant Level 8 Bachelor Degree to gain admission to the Masters degree.
  • An applicant should be a holder of a good Level 7 degree from the University of Namibia or an equivalent Level 7 qualification on the NQF.
  • Also an applicant holding any Level 8 qualification (which is not relevant to Business Administration/Management Science) and who wish to enter the MBA degree at the School will be admitted to the Post-Graduate Diploma as preparation for MBA studies.
  • A prospective student maybe interviewed and assessed by members of NBS before recommending his/her application

The Post-Graduate Diploma will be delivered full-time on a block-release basis at the Namibia Business School at the main campus of the University of Namibia.

Mode of teaching will include a mix of lectures, seminars, case studies, class discussions, student and expert presentations, group projects, simulation exercises and guest speakers.

Duration of the Programme: The minimum duration of this programme is one (1) year.

First Semester (1) Advanced Writing for Post-Graduate Studies
Advanced Business Ethics
Strategic Decision Making & Research Methods
Business Accounting
Strategic Financial Management
Business Economics - A Macro-Level Perspective
Business Economics - A Micro-Level Perspective
Second Semester (2) Strategic Human Resources Management
Strategic Marketing Management
Strategic Operations Management
Strategic Project Management
Managing Information Technologies
Strategic Management
Business Project in Business Aministration

Tuition plus course material:
N$28,900 (Course Material are made available in electronic format only on the School’s intranet)

Download and complete the following Application form and or go : www.unam.edu.na/apply-to-unam/2018

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