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IIE MSA Executive Entry Requirements

Postgraduate Diplomas

Bridging Qualification

Qualification CodeQualification
Title
NQF LevelField of studyNationalInternational
Minimum Entrance Requirements
Bridging programme
133IIEProfessional Certificate in AccountancyAccountancyRelevant NQF Level 7SAQA Verification required

Formal Qualifications

Qualification CodeQualification  TitleNQF LevelField of studyNationalInternational
Minimum Entrance Requirements
Postgraduate Diplomas
PGAC412Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting8AccountingFirst Attempt Students Students from an IIE SAICA accredited undergraduate degree:

  • A successfully completed, SAICA-accredited undergraduate degree at The IIE within a maximum time frame of 4 years and completed all 4 major 3rd year subjects in the year immediately preceding the year in which they are admitted into the PGDip (Accounting), OR
  • A successfully completed accountancy bridging programme (Professional Certificate in Accountancy (PCA) and completed all 4 major subjects in the year immediately preceding the year in which they are admitted into the PGDip (Accounting).

Students from SAICA accredited undergraduate degrees at another institution:

  • A successfully completed, SAICA-accredited undergraduate degree within a maximum time frame of 4 years and completed all 4 major 3rd year subjects, with an average of 55% or more in the year immediately preceding the year in which they are admitted into the PGDip (Accounting), OR
  • A successfully completed accountancy bridging programme (Professional Certificate in Accountancy (PCA) and completed all 4 major subjects, with an average of 55% or more, in the year immediately preceding the year in which they are admitted into the PGDip (Accounting).

Note: Any first-time applicant from The IIE and other institutions who do not meet these entry requirements, will have to complete The IIE’s Professional Certificate in Accountancy (PCA) bridging course first. Repeat Attempt Students Students who previously attempted a PGDip in Accounting or equivalent at The IIE or at another institution:

  • Students who attempted the IIE’s PGDip (Accounting) programme in no later than the previous two academic years but were unsuccessful in completing the programme, shall be granted provisional entry into The IIE’s 2020 PGDip (Accounting).

Note: Students who have unsuccessfully attempted their PGDip (Accounting) or equivalent CTA three times or more at either The IIE or any other higher education provider, will not be admitted into The IIE’s PGDip (Accounting) programme – such students would first have to complete The IIE’s Professional Certificate in Accountancy (PCA) bridging course to be considered for the PGDip (Accounting) at The IIE again.

A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NQF L7 equivalence in an appropriate field
PDBL412Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership8BusinessAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR An equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification
PDCG412Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance8BusinessAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR An equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification
PDFA412Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Accounting8AccountingAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR An equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification With Accounting at third year level.
PDIA412Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing8BusinessAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree. The qualification should at least include accounting and/ or auditing modules to the third year level.
PDPH411Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health8Public HealthAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR An equivalent NQF Level qualification
PDWM411Postgraduate Diploma in Water Management8ManagementAn appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma; OR An equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification

Masters qualifications

Qualification
Code
Qualification
Title
NQF LevelField of studyNationalInternational
Minimum Entrance Requirements
Masters
MOBA512Master of Business Administration9BusinessAn appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree ; OR
A relevant HEQSF Postgraduate Diploma or appropriate equivalent with an average of 60%
SAQA Verification required
MOIB512Master of International Business9BusinessAn appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree ; OR
A relevant HEQSF Postgraduate Diploma or appropriate equivalent with an average of 60%
MPIA511Master of Philosophy in Arts9An appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree with an overall qualification average of at least 65% is required.
MPIW511Master of Philosophy in Integrated Water Management9ManagementAn appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree with an overall qualification average of at least 65% is required ; OR
A relevant HEQSF Postgraduate Diploma or appropriate equivalent with an overall qualification average of at least 65% is required.