Bachelor of Administration | UMP

APS Required



3 year(s)


Bachelor's Degree





  • Minimum APS: 32
  • English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
  • Mathematics Level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy Level 3
  • Students who choose to take Economics as an elective must have Mathematics Level 4

Career Prospects

Areas of Application

  • Government: BAdmin graduates are well-prepared for careers across various government departments at national, provincial, and municipal levels. Think of roles in policy development, program implementation, and administrative management.
  • Public Sector Institutions: This includes entities like parastatals, regulatory bodies, and organizations with a public service focus.
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs): NGOs involved in development projects, advocacy, and community services often seek graduates with a grasp of administration and management.
  • Private Sector: While less common than the above sectors, the BAdmin also opens doors within the private sector, especially in companies with a social responsibility focus or those needing coordination with government programs.

South Africa Specific Considerations:

  • Need for Skilled Administrators: South Africa emphasizes good governance and efficient public service delivery, creating a demand for qualified administrators.
  • Transformation and Development Emphasis: Your degree aligns with contributing to addressing historical inequalities and social development needs.

Potential Job Titles

  • Administrative Officer
  • Project Coordinator
  • Program Manager
  • Policy Analyst
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Operations Manager (especially in NGOs or smaller businesses)
  • Public Procurement Officer
  • Municipal Official

Organizations to Target

  • Government departments (national, provincial, and local)
  • State-owned enterprises (SOEs)
  • NGOs and development organizations
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Private companies with strong ties to the public sector
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