Programme Type



  • ​​​​​​​​​​​Business Calculations
  • Accounting A
  • Accounting B
  • Introduction to Personal Computing
  • Marketing 1A
  • Marketing 1B
  • Business Management 1A
  • Business Management 1B
  • Business Communication
  • Employment Practices 
  • Business Management 2A
  • Business Management 2B
  • Marketing 2A
  • Marketing 2B
  • Economics A (Micro)
  • Economics B (Macro)
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Work Integrated Learning ​
  • Business Management 3A
  • Business Management 3B
  • Commercial Law
  • Marketing 3A
  • Marketing 3B
  • Marketing Research
  • Work Integrated Learning
​​In order to be awarded this qualification, you must have achieved a minimum final year mark of fifty percent (50%) for each module of the programme, and have met all Work Integrated Learning requirements.​​ ​ In some, but limited instances some modules may change. At the time of registration, please check that the entry requirements and fees have not changed.​​

The Independent Institute of Education’s official prospectus is available on and on the library webpage. Information in this prospectus takes precedence over other programme and qualification information provided​.​

Do you want to pursue a career in Marketing? Then consider registering to study for the IIE Diploma in Commerce in Marketing Management at Rosebank College. The purpose of the Diploma is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in marketing management. Students will develop strategic knowledge, together with practical skills through work integrated learning, to enable graduates to apply their learning in the workplace​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.


Upon completion of this IIE qualification graduates can work in the following disciplines, marketing research, advertising or promotions, marketing administration, brand management, sales and marketing communications.


Students of this qualification will develop their organisation and analytical skills. Marketing professionals must have the technological skills to take advantage of the Internet and social media. A marketing career demands the people and communication skills to communicate ideas clearly. Marketing professionals also have strategic and sales skills to deal with clients, the media, co-workers and consumers.


Full-time: This is a three year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Lectures take place during the day on weekdays. Qualification offered at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Pretoria CBD, Polokwane, Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein and Durban CBD.


This Diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). It is also registered with the South African Qualifications Authority on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at Level 6 (SAQA ID No: 86188). On successful completion you will receive a Diploma in Commerce in Marketing Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa. 




 To register, you must meet one of the following entry requirements:

• A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four x 20 credit subjects is required; OR

• A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three compulsory and 50% in one vocational subjects is required; OR
• A Senior Certificate (SC) (without endorsement) or equivalent– A minimum of five of the required six subjects must be passed; OR
• Alternatively, a Higher Certificate (or equivalent) or Advanced Certificate in a cognate field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to diploma 

Mature Age Exemption:

• Candidates must have attempted the  Senior Certificate, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR
• Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

RPL – demonstrate suitability for admission in terms of Senate’s resolution 6.6 of 20 October 2005 which allows for Senate’s discretionary conditional admission (if applicable).

If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

  • you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
  • your equivalent qualification is e​valuated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid stu​dy visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.