IT Qualifications Are In High Demand
The Digital Business Postgraduate Programmes are designed for those who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Business and who aspire to higher education while wishing to advance their skill level beyond that which they have attained in their Bachelor studies.
The Digital Business suite of postgraduate programmes focusses on providing a management perspective on contemporary and emerging technologies. Graduates of the programmes will be equipped with the ability to harness digital technologies that will enable them to manage technology for businesses and effect digital transformation for organisations.
Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus)
The MDigiBus is a Level 9 programme of 240 or 180 credits at Levels 8 and 9 with at least 45 credits at Level 9, completed by coursework, or a combination of coursework and either a project or research.
It enables those who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Business or similar to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the digital business area.
The programme can be completed in two years (240 credits) or 18 months (180 credits) full-time or up to eight years part-time, depending on your previous study and experience and specific course preferences.
The rationale for this programme is to enable students to succeed on a full Master’s Degree after completing a Computing, Information Technology, Business or related Bachelor’s Degree and achieve at Level 9 with a strong foundation at Level 8.
Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Business (PGDipDigiBus)
The Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Business is a Level 8 programme of 120 credits at Levels 7 and 8, with at least 75 credits at Level 8, which enables those who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Business or similar to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the digital business area.
The programme can be completed in 12 months full-time or up to four years part-time, depending on your previous study and experience and specific course preferences. Those who initially enrolled in the Master’s Degree and are not in a position to complete it, can transfer applicable courses to the postgraduate diploma for the purposes of qualification completion.
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Business (PGCertDigiBus)
The Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Business is a Level 8 programme of 60 credits, which enables those who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Business or similar to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the digital business area.
The programme can be completed in six months full-time or up to two years part-time, depending on your previous study and experience and specific course preferences. It provides an exit qualification for those enrolled in the Masters Degree or Postgraduate Diploma who, for some reason, are unable to complete the programme requirements.
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Career Opportunities and Outcomes
Graduates of these programmes will be able to seek employment as:
Digital Marketers, Digital Platform Managers, Social Media Planners, Project Managers (Technology), Automation Managers, Digital Business Analysts, Digital Strategy E-Commerce Directors, Brand and Digital Marketing Managers, Business Transformation Consultants, IT and Strategy Consultants, E-Commerce Entrepreneurs.
These employment pathways derive from the synergy between the field of Business and Technology especially from a strategic view and from the need for organisations to harness technology more effectively. There are also opportunities in the E-Commerce and business start-up area.
There are four entry dates per year:
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