The dissertation will constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should be able to reflect on their research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of the information industry.

Admission requirements

Any relevant Honours Degree on NQF Level 7 or 8 with an average of 65% for the Honours Degree. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Master’s qualifications if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.

Duration of programme

  • Full-time: 1-year minimum, 2 years maximum
  • Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum

Contact details

Name: Prof T du Plessis / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 3836 / Email:

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 3 years
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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