Academic Programmes

Post-graduate programmes

The Gordon Institute of Business Science offers a wide range of academic programmes including:

  • The DBA (Doctor of Business Administration)
  • The GIBS MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • The full-time Entrepreneurship MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • The PDBA (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration)

The GIBS DBA/PhD is intended for those destined to become knowledge leaders in their chosen business sphere.The programme is designed to meet the needs of the mature, self-motivated scholar. It provides a blend of individual and peer interactive learning challenges that stretch and test to potential.
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The GIBS MBA is completed over two years. GIBS offers students the choice of attending either a modular block release programme or a part-time programme. Both are offered on the GIBS Illovo Campus. The  structure of the MBA allows you to apply your knowledge back into your work environment and keep you in touch with the constant changes affecting business. Read more

Covering every aspect an entrepreneur needs to create a sustainable business, the Entrepreneurship MBA enables you to integrate different skills, disciplines and perspectives to identify a new business opportunity, and then to launch and grow your venture. Read more

The GIBS PDBA programme fast-tracks high-potential young graduates into the world of business. It combines a broad understanding of business concepts with practical applications to provide a world-class business education to students. Read more


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