Bachelor of Business Administration at UNISA

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree is designed to provide students with a strong academic foundation in core business functions including general business administration, accounting, finance, project management, information technology, human resources, marketing, international business.

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Qualification code:98316
NQF level:7
Total credits:360
SAQA ID:5561
APS/AS:21
Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years

Qualification admission requirements

Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and with at least 50% in Mathematics,
or
a Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption (or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board) and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in Mathematics,
or
any Higher Certificate offered in the College of Economic and Management Sciences,
or
any Diploma obtained in the College of Economic and Management Sciences.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements as indicated above should apply for a lower NQF level qualification for which they meet the statutory and additional requirements.

Student fees and funding your studies

Application fee

Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number:

R120 for online applications

Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030)

Send the proof of payment to susdepid@unisa.ac.za

Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.

Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa, or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.

Student fees

Click here to find out more about Unisa’s student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.

Apply for admission

Applications for admission to Unisa’s undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) will be open from 11 August to 15 October 2022.

Please take note of the following:

All applications for admission must be submitted online. No self-help stations will be available for applications.

Admission to a qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available.

Additional support for this qualification via TVET colleges

Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enroll for them.

Take note of the following:

Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification. 

Apply for admission during Unisa’s application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.

Registration

Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa’s offer. Visit www.Unisa.ac.za/register for registration information.

What are the highest paying jobs in business administration?

VP, finance. Most common major: Accounting.

Chief financial officer (CFO) Most common major: Accounting.

Finance director. Most common major: Accounting.

Corporate controller. Most common major: Accounting.

Portfolio manager.

Tax manager.

Finance manager.

Financial controller.

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