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​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
  • Biometrics
  • 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.