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MSc (Computer Science) / MSc (Information Technology) / MCom (Informatics)
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.
The general regulations for Masters degrees apply. A 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 before registering. A research proposal must be submitted before registration.
PhD (Computer Science) / PhD (Informatics)
A doctoral degree gives you the opportunity to examine complex problems at technical and philosophical levels. With a doctoral degree, you are not only able to follow the IT industry, you can also begin to provide leadership.
At least two years full-time or four years part-time study.
The general regulations for Doctoral degrees apply. An MSc 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 before registering. A research proposal must be submitted before registration.
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