MSc in Computer Science (Research)

Home » University Courses » MSc in Computer Science (Research)

Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Faculty of Science
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department: Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MSc in Computer Science (Research)
Programme Code: M2032Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 84446

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022

Purpose

The primary purpose of the MSc dissertation is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills.
A dissertation-based Master of Science degree consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialisation, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the programme. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

31-Oct-22

Selection Process

The Masters study programme comprises a dissertation based on an approved topic. In addition, a minimum result of 65% in the preceding Honours Degree is required for admission. Furthermore, the general rules for master's degrees are applicable.

Latest News

| View All News
...

The P-RI scoops two UJ URC Research Equipment awards!


Congratulations to Dr Matt Caruana and Prof Justin Bradfield who

...

Vice-Chancellor Message – 20 May 2022


Dear UJ Community, The Chair of UJ Council, Mr Mike

...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP


The Multimorbidity in Africa: Digital Innovation, Visualisation and Application (MADIVA)

...

Philippines election shows how personality politics is our collective future…


Dr  Bhaso Ndzendze is Senior Lecturer and Head of Department:

...

APPLICATION FOR MA and PhD SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE NRF


SOUTH AFRICAN RESEARCH CHAIR IN SOUTH AFRICAN ART AND VISUAL

UJ Faculties

| All Faculties
...

College of Business and Economics (CBE)


Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences

...

Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture


Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes

...

Faculty of Education


Education has the power to transform human lives

...

Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment


First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications

...

Faculty of Health Sciences


A preferred learner experience and innovative methods

...

Faculty of Humanities


To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve

...

Faculty of Law


Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes

...

Faculty of Science


Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists

...

Johannesburg Business School


JBS. The Business of Reimagining Your Future.