MM FAQs

 

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What are the academic requirements to apply to the ALUSB MM programme?

The  ALUSB requires that all admitted students hold a bachelor’s degree with honours (level 5, 480 credits or equivalent) as the main entry criteria to pursue a Masters at our institution.

Do I need work experience to join the mm programme?

The MM programme targets young professionals and graduates with little to no experience who are aiming to launch their careers at top companies or switch to business roles from another field. Please click here to find out more about the admission requirements. 

HOW DIFFERENT IS AN MM PROGRAMME FROM AN MBA PROGRAMME?

MBA programmes are for more experienced professionals with several years of experience, who seek a more strategic step in their careers with increased leadership responsibility. The key similarity between the two programmes is that they are both postgraduate business and management programmes that are designed to hone hard, soft and leadership skills. 

Both masters programmes require an undergraduate degree in order to be able to apply. 

CAN I PURSUE AN MBA AFTER THE MM?

Yes you can - if you would like to gain a more strategic level of understanding, specifically in General Management. However, you will need to have gained 5+ years of professional experience to apply to the ALUSB MBA. 

CAN I UNDERTAKE THE PROGRAMME ON A PART-TIME BASIS?

No, the programme is currently offered in a blended model where the first 3 terms are in person. However, the final 10-20 weeks (depending on whether you choose to undertake an internship) are fully remote. Please click here to find out more about the programme structure.

CAN I ATTEND THE PROGRAMME WITH A NON-BUSINESS RELATED DEGREE?

Yes you can, we encourage diversity of perspective in the classroom. The MM prep programme will ensure you are well prepared to enter the MM classroom. Please click here to find out more about the admission requirements.

ARE THERE ANY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?

Yes, ALUSB has partial scholarship and grants options available to help fund your Master of Management programme, please click here to find out more. You can also consider external scholarships pertaining to your individual profile.

HOW CAN THE MM PROGRAMME BE SUITABLE FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO PURSUE ENTREPRENEURSHIP?

The Master of Management programme gives you a detailed understanding of Business Management skills that will help you gain a more holistic view of a business enterprise and understanding the African business landscape.

Can I apply to the MM if I am in my last year of my undergraduate studies?

Yes you can. If you are pending graduation, you can submit your application and provide the expected date of graduation. If your application makes it to the final stage, you will be awarded conditional admission where you will be required to provide your official degree certificate for full admission into the ALUSB MM programme.

Which ALUSB programme is right for me?

The MM and MBA programmes are designed for different audiences, you can learn more below.

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