Bachelor of Business Administration in Retail Management


Study Mode:

Online (International) or Contact (South Africa)

The BBA: Retail Management programme is an NQF level 7 (360 credits), three-year qualification, which develops generic administrative and management competencies required for success in the retail sector. 

General information

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) develops vital administrative and management skills expected by global organisations, preparing you for employment in junior, supervisory and management positions.

The BBA teaches you how to master numbers and manage yourself and others – essential ingredients in improving a company’s performance.

Students will learn to generate and implement integrated plans, and make decisions based on a holistic understanding of organisational structure, systems, processes, culture, resources and strategy. This degree also equips you with key managerial and leadership competencies to establish a new venture.

This programme helps you gain a thorough understanding of retail organisations through in-depth investigation and interrogation of what it takes to manage such organisations. Retail business managers are equipped with the relevant management skills to successfully perform their roles and responsibilities in retail more effectively.

Duration: 3 years


NQF level 4 qualification and basic computer skills. Students who complete the Regenesys HCBM may be considered for admission to the BBA.


The BBA: Retail Management is an NQF level 7 qualification comprising 360 credits. It is a three-year degree that helps students gain thorough understanding of retail organisations, through an in-depth investigation of what it takes to manage retail functions.


Retail Strategic Management I, II

People Management I, II

Retail Marketing I, II

Financial Management I, II

Retail Management I, II, III


Information and Communication Techology

Electives (choose two in your third year)

Retail Strategic Management III

People Management III

Retail Marketing III

Financial Management III

Mergers and Acquisition


Since business education involves putting theory into practice, we have assembled a world-class faculty team with exceptional industry experience. Each member will inspire you with the results of their research initiatives and experience-based insights into the best global management practices which are necessary for succeeding in emerging markets. Through our exposure to multiple industries, we can share best practices, and demonstrate what works and what does not.

Career impact

Regenesys will help you optimise your career potential. Our friendly career office team assists in all aspects of getting you ready to climb the corporate ladder to achieve your dreams.


As part of the BPM programme, you get to understand your interests, values, strengths and weaknesses, which is the first step to success in career planning. Self-assessment tools are available to determine your optimal career path and identify your goals.

Career Counselling / Coaching

Individual sessions with our counsellors/coaches are available upon request. These sessions are useful to help you to clarify your goals and develop personalised ‘job-search’ strategies.

Work readiness

Workshops and training resources on topics ranging from CV writing and interview skills, to business etiquette and networking to prepare you for your job search are available upon request. Mock interviews can also be arranged to prepare you for real interviews.

Leadership Conversations

Our Leadership Conversations can link you to top business and industry leaders and show you which industries and areas are more likely to interest you.

Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks

When companies are invited to make presentations on their businesses and recruiting practices, this is a great way to learn more about different industries and specific company cultures.

Networking and Alumni Events

Having individual contacts and being in the right place at the right time often leads to job opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend off-campus networking events to meet professionals from a variety of industries. Our Alumni Committee also organises informal social functions that bring alumni and students together.

Career Events

Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.

Getting Started

To get started, submit a completed application form, furnish us with a copy of your CV, a copy of your highest qualification and a copy of your passport. Send these documents to

Our office will check your documentation and get back to you with an acceptance letter should all be in order. After receipt of the acceptance letter you will be required to settle your first semester fee or payment in full. You may also elect to pay per semester but please note that this will result in a 5% surcharge on the net fees.

Alternatively, prior to receipt of an acceptance letter you may be requested to complete the RMAT test. Completion of the RMAT test is also necessary for scholarship applications.

If you are registering for our BBA programme please furnish the following:

a Personal Statement as to why you want to do the BBA (please limit your submission to no more than one page)

a completed registration form

a copy of your Senior Secondary School Certificate

a copy of your Academic Transcript (optional)

a copy of the Bio Data Page of your International Passport

Academic or Professional References

Our Academic Committee will review your documentation after which a letter of offer will be sent to you. If you are accepted you will be required to make payment based on the payment plan selected.

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