Are Mancosa degrees Recognised?

MANCOSA has received accreditation for all its academic programmes. The CHE also quality assures the institution. MANCOSA is recognised as a higher education institution.

The CHE is an independent statutory body that quality assures all programmes offered by MANCOSA. Before a programme is offered by MANCOSA, it is submitted to the CHE for accreditation in terms of meeting the minimum standards set by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the CHE.

The CHE website is

MANCOSA is recognised or registered and accredited with the following authorities:

  • Accredited by the Mauritius Higher Education Commission (HEC)
  • Recognised by the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA)
  • Registered with the Zambia Higher Education Authority (HEA)
  • Accredited by the Malawi National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
  • Registered with the Eswatini Higher Education Council (ESHEC)
  • Registered with the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA), registration number 04217

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

SAQA is responsible for recording all qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) offered by providers, both public and private. MANCOSA has submitted all its qualifications to SAQA for recording on the NQF. A list of the qualifications offered by MANCOSA can be viewed on the SAQA website at