Undergraduate & honours qualifications

National Diploma: Entrepreneurship

Qualification code: NDENT
NQF level: 6
Total credits: 0
SAQA ID: 62389
APS/AS: 17
The College have replaced MAR111Y with MNM1503, replaced MAR221U with MNM2602, MAR332S with MNM3709, EPC301E with ETP3703, ETP301E with ETP3701 + ETP3702 and replaced FMA401V with FAC1601 + FIN2601. Students who have already passed MAR111Y, MAR221U, MAR332S and/or FMA401V in this qualification, will retain the credit and will not be required to complete the replacement modules. Students should note that during the course of their studies they would be required to have access to a computer, printer and the internet.
Purpose statement:
The qualifying learner will have the competence to apply essential business strategies, principles and techniques to start a small, medium or micro-enterprise and to ensure its effective functioning
This qualification will be presented via distance learning mode.
Qualification offered until 2020, and ONLY for students previously registered for this qualification.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification. Admission to the alternative qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with admission requirements and if space is available.
  • Re-registering students may register for the 2020 academic year once the registration period opens.

Please note:

  • Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply online for the alternative qualification.
  • All communication sent to you after the initial study package (with the exception of study guides) will be sent electronically to your myLife e-mail account (eg follow-up tutorial letters, examination timetables and results, financial statements). You will no longer receive such communication in printed format.

How to choose your modules

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of modules and NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate. You must pass a minimum number of credits / modules annually so that you are able to re-register and continue with your qualification:

  • At least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each) in your first year of study.
  • At least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each) in your second or further years of study.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per semester:

  • At least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each) in a semester.
  • At least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each) per year for year modules.

The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and / or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

Click here for more information on managing your studies.

Curriculum for this qualification

As you are deciding on the modules you will be registering for, remember to write down the module names and codes so that you have something that you can refer to when completing your registration.

First level

Second level

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
ETP2M1E - Entrepreneurship II (Module I): Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Skills Pre-requisite:BSM1501 (Not applicable to BTAGM)
ETP2M2E - Entrepreneurship II (Module 2): Human Resource Management for Entrepreneurs
FAC1501 - Introductory Financial Accounting
FAC1502 - Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures
FIN2601 - Financial Management Pre-requisite:FAC1601 or FAC1602, MNB1601 & ECS1601
MNM2602 - Essentials of Marketing
Group B. Choose either Group B or C
ADB1501 - Administrative Management IA
ADB1602 - Administrative Management IB
Group C. Choose either Group B or C
LRM2601 - Labour Relations Management: Macro Co-requisite:LLW2601 & LLW2602 (Not applicable to 98221)

Third level

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
ETP3701 - Entrepreneurship IIIA Pre-requisite:ETP2601
ETP3702 - Entrepreneurship IIIB Pre-requisite:ETP2601
ETP3703 - Entrepreneurship Practice III Pre-requisite:MNB1501
MAC1501 - Introduction to Management Accounting
MNM3709 - Strategic Marketing Pre-requisite:MNM2601 or MNM2602 or MNM2605 or MNM2607 or MNM2608 or MNM2609 or MNM2610 or MNM2611 or MNM1601 or MNM2614