Attributes and qualifications needed for this degree

Admission to the Executive MBA programme is highly selective and enrolment is limited.

To be considered for the GSB EMBA candidates need to meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 8 years' work experience and a proven management track record in the public or private sector.
  • Fluency in English. Applicants whose mother tongue is not English will be required to produce a TOEFL certificate to verify fluency in English. For more information on UCT’s English Language Requirements click here
  • Completed either a Bachelor Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma at NQF level 8. Candidates unable to meet this requirement can apply through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) route and submit the Portfolio of Learning (POL) assessment form. Verification of the qualification's equivalence to a South African degree is also required. This can be done by contacting the South African Qualifications Authority.

Applicants who have met the admission requirements will be contacted to attend a selection interview.