MBA 2021


Modular | Blended Learning

Acquire the business skills to lead responsibly in uncertain times


In our uncertain and rapidly changing world, it is now more important than ever to stay the course, upskill and adapt. This USB programme is designed to help you turn challenges into opportunity – to reinvent yourself, rethink your business ventures and help rebuild the economy. Most importantly, this programme is your opportunity to keep learning.

Why study your MBA?

You’ve worked hard to get to where you are. You’ve dedicated countless hours to your business and remained dynamic and purpose-driven in a business world with growing complexity and uncertainty. But now, as you continue in your career, how will you keep learning? How will you maintain your personal development as a responsible leader, broaden your career path and increase your network of opportunity? The MBA is the most widely-recognised and desired business degree in the world, and is the perfect way to stay on course for success.

Why USB’s MBA?


Our MBA programme has all three major international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA – and maintains a strong student focus with responsible leadership at its core. Whether you’d like to explore multiple business sectors, pursue more senior positions or be your own boss, the MBA is sure to prepare you to make your impact without having to put your career on hold.

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What stands out?



Modular and Blended
(see Flexible Learning Formats below)

International Study

An immersive
learning experience at an overseas business school is included in the MBA fees. 

Rich collaborative

Students come from different industries, countries and


has all three
major international accreditations.

What will you gain?

Modern relevance: Equip yourself for today’s ever-evolving business world

Responsible leadership skills: Focus on your development as a responsible leader throughout your MBA.

The ability to function globally: Focus on your development as a responsible leader throughout your MBA.

Expert decision-making skills: Acquire skills that are based on numeric methods and qualitative techniques.

An understanding of organisational roles: Gain insight into how an organisation functions.

Who should apply?

Are you a working professional looking towards more senior management positions? Perhaps you want to develop the skills and confidence to take on new responsibilities. You could be wanting to increase your international exposure. As an MBA student at USB, you’ll have an optimal platform to begin a new venture towards achieving your goals – whatever they may be.

Flexible learning formats

The MBA is offered in two formats – Blended Learning and Modular. Both formats are perfect for studying while you work, and each is an immersive and unique learning experience.


Choose to start with either the Modular MBA (blocks of classes spread over the year) or Blended Learning MBA (orientation block plus weekly classes online or on campus).


During your specialisation year, you attend one on-campus block at the beginning of the year, followed by Blended Learning classes one afternoon a week, and one on-campus electives block towards the end of the year.

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Blended learning:

Attend class from

anywhere in the


The blended learning format allows you to join the class either via an internet-linked device, or on campus. Online classes are delivered synchronously with on-campus classes.

USB’s high-tech classrooms allow the lecturers to see, in real time, the faces of all the online students portrayed onto a screen or class room wall. This virtual environment enables you to actively participate in classroom discussions – whether you are logging in from an airport in Europe, a boardroom in Africa or your office at home.