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Low cost MBA designed to open up access to higher education

Written by: Sara-Jayne King

Traditionally the option of taking on an MBA has really only available to those few who can afford it.

But the co-designer of UCT’s Graduate School of Business’ pioneering Executive MBA, believes that can be changed.

Tom Ryan is developing a low-cost course option which would require students to submit a portfolio of their work based on NQF levels.

We've designed this portfolio of work so that it meets then ten NQF criteria. What the portfolio does is provide evidence of learning, or evidence of capability.

Tom Ryan, Convener at Salesian Life Choices

We can't award an MBA, but we can assess your portfolio work and see if it does cover the material that could be covered in the MBA.

Tom Ryan, Convener at Salesian Life Choices

An information evening is being held next Wednesday at Salesian Life Choices in Landsdowne.

Listen to the full interview here:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Low cost MBA designed to open up access to higher education




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