Master of Business Administration in Software Development and Project Management
Mode of Study
- The MBA is recognised internationally as the most suitable qualification to prepare business people for successful careers within the senior cadres of their organisations.
- An MBA improves the management skills of participants and innovative study themes unlock new knowledge that guides developing leaders in a creative way to play a definite value-adding role within their organisations.
- Applicants must possess an appropriate Undergraduate University or College degree from a recognized institution.
- Applicants who do not hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions if they have professional certification / diploma AND minimum three years full-time appropriate work experience
Pebble Hills Universityis accredited by International Accreditation Organization (IAO) for achievement of highest standards in Organizational Management, Business Management and Business Performance through a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in Education. IAO is associated with world's leading and nationally recognized quality assurance agencies worldwide for betterment of educational standards. Some of the current IAO partners are : Department of Adult & Higher Education, Ministry of Education (Bhutan), The National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation (Argentina), The National Higher Education Accreditation (Costa Rica), The Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission (Palestine), The Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Accreditacion Agencia (Chile), The Quality Assurance & Accreditation Council (Sri Lanka), Public Agency for accreditation of Higher Education (Albania), Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation for HEI (Libya) and Higher Education Quality Evaluation Centre (Latvia), etc. International Education Accreditation Commission recognizes IAO's accreditation standards.
American Professional BodiesThis is an International Accreditation Organization (IAO) certified program. You will be eligible to apply for the IAO Certification for Business Professionals. The IAO Certification for Business Professionals is an international industry credential that validates skills of the business professional for the international business world. The fastest growing internationally recognized certification, IAO, grants certifications to professionals belonging to the business world. Moreover, an Equivalency Diploma and Comprehensive Evaluation Report will be issued by the California University Foreign Credential Evaluator (CUFCE). Furthermore, graduates are eligible to apply for the membership and relevant chartered award from the Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers, USA and Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership, USA. Plus, Graduates are eligible apply membership and/or Chartered Member (C.Mgr) status of Chartered Institute of Management, Canada.
UK Professional BodiesGraduates of this program are eligible to join the Institute of Management Specialists (IMS), UK, The Academy of Executives & Administrators (AEA), UK. In addition, the Society's Board and Academic Review Council (ARC) of Society of Business Practitioners (UK) has recognized graduates of the PHU MBA to qualify for a Senior SBP Award. Professional Managers Association (PMA) will accept PHU’s graduates for full Membership of the Association. These with Master’s degrees can enter the PMA at Certified Professional Manager (P.Mgr) level.
African Professional BodiesPebble Hills University students are accepted for membership within the Managerial Chapters of Design, Technology and Management Society International (DTMSI). Applicants are admitted into the Managerial Chapter of the Society, which are the general membership divisions within the Society. Suitably qualified members are invited to join various subdivisions such as the MBA and Professional Managers Guild.
Open Enrollment Policy
Students can enroll at anytime from anywhere. There is also flexibility in pacing the course. All of the courses are distance learning courses offered online through our eCampus. PHU online courses operate on an open enrollment policy; there are no enrollment deadlines. This means the distance learning course starts for you on the day your registration is accepted. Registrations are processed and accepted on
|Core Courses||Core title||Credit Unit|
|MGT001||Business Management and Leadership||3 credits|
|MGT002||Change and Crisis Management||3 credits|
|MGT003||Customer Service and Relationship Management||3 credits|
|MGT004||Knowledge Management and Technology||3 credits|
|MGT006||Meeting, Conference and Event Management||3 credits|
|MGT007||Online Business and eCommerce Management||3 credits|
|MGT008||Risk Management and Business Ethics||3 credits|
|MGT009||Project Management||6 credits|
|Total credits for E-Learning Courses||27 credits|
|Core Courses||Core title||Credit Unit|
|SHL026||Software Business Analysis||2.5 credits|
|SHL027||Software Configuration Management||2.5 credits|
|SHL028||Software Quality Assurance||2.5 credits|
|SHL055||Software Configuration Management||2.5 credits|
|Total Credit for Testing - Self study with tests||10 credits|
Fees And Finance
|US$2,480 if you complete the program in one year; US$2,680 if you complete the program in three years|
|1. Validation Certificate issued by International Quality Assurance for Higher Education (QAHE)||USD 300|
|2. Chartered Manager Award issued by QAHE||USD350 (PDF)/USD450 (Hard copy)|
|3. Chartered Manager Award awarded by American Management School, USA||USD 500 (PDF) / USD 600 (Hard copy)|
|4. USA State of Department Attestation||Click for details|
Students require 36 credits to graduate; Average GPA of 3.0; Any outstanding financial obligations must be paid
- Degree Diploma with cover
- Official Transcript
- Alumni ID Card
- Letter of Graduation
If you have transferable credits from other tertiary educational institutions, these can count towards the requirements for most PHU qualifications.