JOIN AFRICA’S LEADING BUSINESS SCHOOL

More than five decades of globally-recognised academic excellence and an informed understanding of the dynamics and promise of emerging market economies.

The UCT Graduate School of Business provides you with the skills and experience you need to build an international career, and make a positive impact on society

Join our renowned alumni network and become a changemaker, shaping both your destiny and the future success of Africa, as it fulfils its potential to become the world’s next economic hub.

DISTINCTLY AFRICAN

Watch to learn more about how our teaching, learning and research is directed towards building a more economically prosperous, more equitable, and more integrated continent.

SHAPING FUTURE LEADERS

Explore our world-class postgraduate programmes that are geared to refine your professional knowledge, enhance your leadership ability and give you the skills and confidence you need to innovate in the business world. 

OFFERING TARGETED LEARNING INTERVENTIONS

Choose from a list of Executive Education short courses that are relevant and responsive to a fast-changing world of work. These courses are ideal for the new generation of leaders who want to engage with the challenges of business in emerging markets.  They cover a broad spectrum of interests, from general management and business acumen to industry specific programmes to suit every taste. 

HELPING ORGANISATIONS THRIVE

Our award-winning customised programmes have been ranked 56 in the world and number one in South Africa by the Financial Times.  We work with all types and sizes of organisations to co-create and deliver high-impact learning solutions that generate positive business outcomes.

A THOUGHT LEADER

Keep abreast of emerging workplace trends and gain expert insights into the challenges faced by South African and African businesses as we enter the new world of work. Explore our Ideas Exchange multimedia platform and sign up to receive the latest news and practical advice in your inbox. 

RANKED AMONG THE BEST IN THE WORLD

TOP 50

Ranked top in Africa and in the top 50 worldwide by the FT, QS and Eduniversal for the EMBA programme

TOP 100

Ranked in the Financial Times’ Global Top 100 for Customised Executive Programmes for 10 consecutive years

TOP 40

Only African business school to feature in the 2019 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking Top 40

FIRST AFRICAN BUSINESS SCHOOL

First African business school to win the 39th annual John Molson International Business Case Competition 2020

9 YEARS IN ROW

Top business school in Africa, 9 years in a row by Eduniversal Rating Agency

1ST PLACE

1st Place, Emerald/ AABS Case Study Competitions five times since 2014

1ST PRIZE

1st Prize, CEEMAN / Emerald Case Writing Competitions between 2016 - 2019

ONLY AFRICAN

Only African business school to win an EFMD Gold award for Customised Programmes