Masters Courses - Overview
MSc (Computer Science) / MCom (Informatics) / MSc (IT)
A master's degree in either Computer Science or Informatics gives you the opportunity to focus on a single area and in so doing become an expert.
In many organisations, a master's degree is a pre-requisite for senior posts.
A master's degree in this Academy is entirely dissertation-based with no lectures. Students choose the topic that they are interested in and work one-on-one with their supervisor. Some of the master's research projects recently undertaken include:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Artificial Immune Systems
- Information Technology Security
- Information Technology Governance
- Services Computing
- Multi-agent systems
- Computer Graphics
Successful students must submit at least one article for publication before completing the course.
Admission Requirements - Masters
The general regulations for master degrees apply. An BSc / BCom (Honours) in either Computer Science, Informatics or IT with a minimum average of 65%.
Students are advised to first talk to prospective study leaders in the Academy for IT before registering. A research proposal must be submitted before registration.