Milpark Education Postgraduate Application 2020
Considering furthering your studies in a particular subject area? Postgraduate studies include diplomas and degrees offered to students who have already completed a first degree. Further information on Milpark’s range of Postgraduate Diplomas and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can be accessed below.
Admission and selection criteria are specific to each postgraduate qualification. Please study these criteria (found on the Fact Sheet) carefully to get clarification on the undergraduate degree required for the postgraduate qualification that you are interested in.
In principle, international qualifications are accepted based on their status in the country of issue, but you need to obtain an equivalence certificate from SAQA prior to applying for admission. See the Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications at www.saqa.co.za
Our Student Services department will be able to put you in contact with the Programme Manager, who can provide you with advice.
Foreign applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the qualification.
Minimum system requirements:
Reliable broadband Internet access
Firefox/Internet Explorer/Chrome web browser
Ability to scan and upload documents
Email/Cellphone for notification and communication.
ENTRY ROUTE 1
Admission to the qualification is subject to academic selection criteria. The applicant must:
have an accredited postgraduate diploma, honours degree, a four-year Bachelor’s degree (that exits at Level 8) or equivalent.
be at least 25 years old.
achieve an acceptable rating in either the Milpark or NMAT assessments.
have a minimum of three to four years’ relevant work experience.
be proficient in English. (Proof of proficiency may be required for international students.)
be computer and Internet-literate.
write a one-page essay motivating his/her admission onto the MBA.
present him/herself for an interview with the Programme Manager.
Submit a CV using the Milpark Business School template. (template available on the online admission application).
ENTRY ROUTE 2
In exceptionally limited cases, admission to the qualification may also take place via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Applicants in this category must demonstrate that they have sufficient professional experience by submitting the following information on application:
- A condensed curriculum vitae
- A biographical essay
In addition, the applicant must:
- present him/herself for a challenge exam if in the opinion of the Panel this is necessaty (on the merits of past work experience).
- be 40 years old or older.
- have 15-20 years’ relevant work experience.
- be in a Senior Management or Executive position.
- achieve an acceptable rating in either the Milpark or NMAT assessments.
- write a one-page essay motivating his/her admission onto the MBA.
- present him/herself for an interview with the Programme Manager.
Note: only once all Entry Route 1 places have been finalised, can any RPL candidates be admitted onto the Qualification.
MBA AT LEVEL 9
Prospective students who have an accredited four-year Bachelor’s degree (that exits at level 8), an Honours degree, a postgraduate diploma or equivalent with at least three years’ work experience can apply for the MBA at Level 9.
Milpark Education is committed to the process of lifelong learning and opening access to higher education. The programme is at NQF Level 9 and students may be eligible to proceed to a doctorate in selected areas, including business administration or other cognate areas. Please note that admission to a doctoral programme is entirely at the discretion of an individual institution and completing an MBA does not guarantee entry into any doctoral programme by default.