MSc in Information Technology (Research)

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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 Information Technology (Research)
Programme Code: M2013Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 74033

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.
Rules of Access&%2358; An HBS310 Degree (BSc Hons Information Technology)

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