University of Cape Town UCT MBA Structure
|FULL TIME PROGRAMME||MODULAR PROGRAMME|
|1. Intensive 11-month journey, starting in the middle of January and ending in the 2nd week of December.||1. Six full-time, two-week modules over two years; except for the first module which is three weeks. Participants need only be absent from their workplace for a total of 13 weeks over two years.|
|2. Over 500 contact hours.||2. Core courses are covered in the first four modules and the electives in the final two.|
|3. Final exams taken at UCT.||3. Over 500 contact hours.|
|4. Most core courses covered in the first two terms, electives taken over terms 3 and 4 and overlaps with the 2nd year Modular MBA programme.||4. Inter-modular periods are used for readings, assignments, midterm and final assessments. Student support is provided consistently during the modules and inter-modular periods.|
|5. Exchange opportunities with over 42 schools globally.||5. Exchange opportunities with over 42 schools globally.|
|6. Extensive group work over the 11 months.||6. Extensive group work over the two years.|
|We are able to accommodate written examinations which usually occur outside the prescribed module dates, on either Saturdays or Sundays, at the following locations. Students outside these locations, need to inform the Director of the MBA programme of his/her circumstances.
AFRICA and SADC
The electronic-learning platform, Vula, is used extensively for delivery of reading material and for feedback for both the full-time and modular classes. Additional student support for modular students is given by the MBA director, faculty and a dedicated student support coordinator. Reliable internet access is therefore essential.
Be part of a dynamic, challenging and fun-filled journey where students can join student clubs at the GSB, be part of student run initiatives such as the Women in Business conference or take part in the Vino Varsity wine competition.