​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The BBA admin qualification is one of the many accredited IIE Business Administration Courses. This IIE qualification is aimed at students who are business-minded and are interested in a career in management administration.


There are a number of BBA admin jobs to consider when you graduate. Business administrators and managers with the skills to plan, organise, direct, control and review daily operations and major functions of a business are rare in South Africa and this programme is designed to prepare graduates with the necessary skills to fill this gap.


Your problem solving and leadership abilities will be developed to prepare you to work in a variety of organisations. This qualification ensures students gain the necessary knowledge and skills base in all the key functional areas within a business such as finance, human resources management, marketing, operations management and information technology management.


Full-time: This is a three year full-time programme or four year part-time programme offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Full-time lectures take place during the day on weekdays while part-time lectures take place either in the evening on weekdays or Saturdays during the day. For more details speak to client service officer on campus. This qualification is offered at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Pretoria CBD, Pretoria Sunnyside, Polokwane and Durban CBD.

Distance: This qualification can also be completed on the distance learning option. Distance modules are only offered in bundles, there are two bundles (semester 1 and semester 2) per year. You can do a maximum of two bundles a year and you cannot register for individual modules.​ Speak to your sales consultant for more information on the bundles.No application fee for Distance Learning. 


Use this diploma as a stepping stone to furthering your academic career. Once you qualify, you will have the wonderful opportunity of studying The IIE Bachelor of Business Administration degree or The IIE Bachelor of Public Administration through Rosebank College.


This Bachelor's Degree is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) at Level 7on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). It is also registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA ID NO: 90759). On successful completion you will receive a Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration 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 NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum  of 50% for four x DESIGNATED NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR
  • A NC(V) with  Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or  Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation , with a minimum of 70% in the three compulsory vocational subjects is required;  OR
  • A SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
  • An Advanced Certificate, OR
  • A 240- or 360 credit Diploma; OR
  • An  Advanced Diploma in a cognate discipline; OR
  • A candidate who did not achieve degree entry in the NSC/NC (V) and who has obtained a registered and accredited Higher Certificate in an appropriate field may also be allowed access to an appropriate Bachelor's Degree.
  • Additional admission requirements apply to students with a Sc​​hool of Tomorrow (SOT) certificate. Please contact the programme manager at the campus closest to you for more information.​

Mature Age Exemption:

  • Candidates having attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a senior certificate or equivalent with a minimum of 40% in at least four higher or standard grade subjects, at least three of which shall have been passed simultaneously and one of which shall be a recognised higher grade subject;


  • 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 evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid study visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.​



Programme Type



  • ​​​​​​​​​​Business Management 1A
  • Marketing 1A
  • Accounting 1A
  • Human Resource Management 1A
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Accounting 1B
  • Human Resource Management 1B
  • Marketing 1B
  • Business Management 1B​
  • Business Management 2A
  • Marketing 2A
  • Economics 1A
  • Economics 1B
  • Human Resource Management 2A
  • Human Resource Management 2B
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Management 2B
  • Marketing 2B
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Management 3A
  • Introduction to Research
  • Business Management 3B
  • Research Practice
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Work Integrated Learning 3 (Business Project)
​​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.​