ND: Retail Business Management

ND: Retail Business Management

Course Information and Fees

The course provides students with the knowledge, insight and skills needed to follow a successful management career in the retail or wholesale fields. Retail and wholesale businesses strive to satisfy the needs of consumers by providing the necessary products and services.


Career Opportunities

The retail industry offers national and international career opportunities for the graduate. The variety of retail and wholesale business is virtually unlimited and includes departmental stores, hypermarkets, shopping centres, speciality stores, general dealers, chain stores, supermarkets, factory stores, boutiques and restaurants.Graduates can choose from a wide variety of entry level positions, e.g. as a trainee manager or a position in buying, stock control, merchandising, sales, administration, logistics, housekeeping or the finance section of a retail business.

This qualification forms a base for further specialisation in fields such as buying, merchandising, store lay-out and merchandise planning.

Graduates who want to start their own businesses will benefit from the entrepreneurship component of this course.


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Compulsory subject(s):
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including a period of experiential learning


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Four years


Course is offered on District Six Campus. (Part-time)


For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mr T. Mbomvu
Telephone: +27 21 460 3187
Fax: +27 21 460 3716
Email: mbomvut@cput.ac.za

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