Executive Management

University of Cape Town

M.B.A. On Campus
24 months
22179 USD/year
11474 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The GSB MBA specialising in Executive Management (EMBA) at the University of Cape Townis a rigorous learning experience for managers and other professionals with significant work experience who are looking to develop further as leaders and carry through change in their contexts.


The Executive Management programme at the University of Cape Town will develop your presence, conceptual ability, practical wisdom and prudence so that you are able to prioritise in complex situations and deliver effectively. Sign up and allow new possibilities to emerge.

Study with the best

The EMBA is an applied learning experience for executives and leaders that will help you to develop in your executive role so that it is more fulfilling and purposeful. Study part-time over two years with some of the best thinkers in the field of management and leadership development at Africa's top business school and allow new possibilities to emerge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systemic Executive Practice
  • Managing for Shareholder Value
  • Managing for Customer Value
  • Designing Sustainable Business Models
  • Managing for Societal Value
  • Minor Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a minimum of 10-15 years work experience and a proven management track record in the public or private sector.
  • Be fluent in English. Applicants whose mother tongue is not English will be required to produce a TOEFL certificate to verify fluency in English.
  • Have completed a recognised tertiary degree. Candidates not meeting the tertiary degree requirement, can apply through the Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) route and submit the Portfolio of Learning (POL) assessment form.
  • GMAT test or the MCPA test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22179 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22179 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11474 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11474 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: R192 660 
  • International tuition fee: R372 400


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Executive Management
University of Cape Town


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