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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

​WHAT YOU CAN BECOME​

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.

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP​

This programme will help students to develop organising, communication and analytical skills. Furthermore, the programme provides the necessary technological skills required by marketing professionals to take advantage of the internet and social media as  key marketing platforms. A marketing career demands the interpersonal and communication skills to communicate ideas clearly. This programme will help aspiring marketing professionals to have strategic and sales skills necessary to deal with all business stakeholders including customers, the media, colleagues.

TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUALIFICATION

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. This Qualification is offered at the following IIE’s Rosebank campuses: Braamfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria CBD, Polokwane, Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein, Durban CBD and Port Elizabeth. ​.

THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES​

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. 

QUALIFICATION ACCREDITED

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. 


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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

 English Notes
NSC: Diploma with30% 
NC(V): Diploma pass with40% 

SC: Endorsement -none with

 

 

33.3% 
SC(a): Diploma passA minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/SC (a) OR with a min. Of 33.3% in SC
InternationalA SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence with 30% or equivalent in English. ​

Alternatively, a Higher Certificate (or equivalent) or Advanced Certificate in a cognate field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to diploma studies.

 

If discipline not cognate at least 20% of credits must be academic literacy or numeracy related

 



Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Candidates must 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).
USAf approved cognate foundation programme Candidates who have completed an USAf approved cognate foundation programme from a registered and accredited provider may be admitted.
Transfer studentsCandidates who have successfully completed at least 120 credits on the first year of a cognate 3- year diploma may be admitted.  However, if a student completed less than 120 credits, the admission criteria on the NSC or equivalent or higher certificate or advanced certificate apply.
OQSF qualificationsCandidates with an OQSF Level 5 cognate qualification may be admitted, provided the OQSF qualification has at least 120 credits at NQF Level 5.
General Education Development (GED) - An USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation certificate with NSC L4 equivalence as well as A score of at least 38 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 38 for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

 

"Disclaimer: Please note that this fact sheet is accurate at the time of publication.  The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) reserves the right to alter any of the content prior to commencement of registration due to changes in regulation, policy, market requirements or any other valid reason."


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.


Industry

Commerce

Programme Type

Diploma

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 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.​​

AS A REGISTERED STUDENT AT RC, YOU CAN ACCESS FREE SOFTWARE USING YOUR RCCONNECT EMAIL ACCOUNT AT FTP//10.118.180.17/

 Software to be used in your discipline include MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Outlook and MS Project, which come with Office 365 bundle. These can be accessed for free using the FTP file server with your rcconnect email account.


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

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTED CAMPUSES

To get the best out of the blended learning experience, you will need a computer or laptop with wireless capabilities with Windows 8.1 or later installed, Intel Pentium 4 Processor or later, 1Ghz Processor or higher, 2GB RAM or higher, 3 GB RAM, 3 GB of available disk space, and a screen resolution of a minimum 1280 x 800.

This factsheet is valid for 2020 academic year only.