MA in Industrial Design (Research)

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Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Industrial Design
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Industrial Design (Research)
Programme Code: M8PD2Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 109298

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Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the Master of Arts in Industrial Design is to develop researchers who can contribute to industrial design knowledge at an advanced level. This qualification by research will be earned by completing an advanced research project, which culminates in the production and acceptance of a dissertation. The research project may take the form of textual or artefactual research but, regardless of the preferred form of research, a written dissertation is delivered as the final output of the qualification which complies with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

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"The following minimum admission requirements must be met: - A National Senior Certificate with requirements as outlined below: or - A grade 12 School Certificate on NQF level 4, with Bachelor degree endorsement (University Exemption) and at least a D symbol for English First Language, Higher Grade; or a C symbol for English Second Language, Higher Grade; or a B symbol for English, Standard Grade; or - An equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee."

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