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Why IIE MSA
With an impressive state of the art campus in Ruimsig, Johannesburg; IIE MSA offers its students a well-rounded education and the opportunity to meet and interact with students from all over Africa and the world. You can study an array of IIE accredited Degrees, Honours and Masters qualifications at IIE MSA. We offer multi-cultural environment to enhance learning and growth. MSA was founded in 2001 by Monash University Australia and is formerly part of Laureate International Universities. Since April 2019 we became IIE MSA, a leading brand of The Independent Institution of Education (The IIE), ADvTECH’s Higher Education subsidiary and a leader in the higher education sphere. The IIE is internationally recognised by the British Accreditation Council.
We are living in a new world. How we learn, what we think, when we work have changed forever. The workplace is evolving at an unprecedented pace - moving into a completely new space. My question to you today is "Are you going to be ready for it?"
We believe in balance - and enjoying a vibrant and active social life is a crucial part of that. Through our social focus, we want to ensure that you not only have a great student life experience but also build social and networking skills.
Study areas at IIE MSA
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Higher Certificate and Diploma
The IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice is a one-year programme and consists of 9 modules.
The IIE Diploma in Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations offered at IIE MSA is a three-year qualification for both school leavers and Working professionals (WP) interested in studying the complexities of managing entrepreneurial and small businesses.
There is a growing need for multi-dimensional graduates with the ability to participate in an increasingly complex and dynamic local and global economy. The dual focus on commerce and law allows graduates to pursue a career in business management, whilst the focus on governance and compliance ensures ethical business practices will be followed.
Demand for information technology graduates exceeds supply in most economies - developed and developing. Whether you're looking to study a wide range of IT modules or specialise in a particular IT niche, a globally relevant and recognised IT degree from IIE MSA can get you there.
The programme is accredited by the CHE and endorsed by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), the only Statutory Regulator for Engineering in Africa. The outcomes of the degree are aligned to the Washington Accord, therefore allowing for global recognition. Download fact sheet (pdf)
The programme is accredited by the CHE and endorsed by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), the only Statutory Regulator for Engineering in Africa. The outcomes of the degree are aligned to the Washington Accord, therefore allowing for global recognition.
This programme provides a rich basis of skills and knowledge to apply for positions in a diverse range of fields including journalism and publishing, research and analysis, communication, public relations and media, training and development, public or civil services, NGOs and advisory groups...
The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDip(Accounting)) offered at IIE MSA is a 1 year SAICA-accredited qualification designed for students who have completed their undergraduate accounting degree and wish study further at a postgraduate level with the goal of ultimately qualifying as...
The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Accounting offered at IIE MSA serves to strengthen and deepen the student’s knowledge in the finance profession and specifically the discipline of Management Accounting and Finance.
The programme will equip learners with a well-rounded advanced knowledge of the professional practice of internal auditing as well as the competency to manage internal audit activities and perform internal audit assurance and consulting engagements.
The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Water Management (PGDip in Water Management) offered at IIE MSA is a one year qualification designed to strengthen and deepen professionals’ interdisciplinary skills and knowledge in water management.
The IIE Master of Business Administration degree offered at IIE MSA is a professional MBA designed to provide not only a high level of theoretical engagement, but also intellectual independence and the ability to resolve complex business problems in an innovative way. This professional MBA embraces the ‘use it now’ concept where students apply all learnings in their job and demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired individually or in teams.
If you would like to hone your specialist skills and research their application in communications and media, criminal justice and criminology, international studies, philosophy or sociology, the purpose-built Master of Philosophy in Arts (MPhil Arts) offered at IIE MSA is just what you’re looking for.
The IIE Master of Philosophy in Integrated Water Management offered at IIE MSA comprises of four interdisciplinary coursework modules and a research project.