MTech in Industrial Design

General

Program Description

Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research with minimal guidance in an industrial design-related field and contribute to knowledge production in that field. The research problem, its justification, process, and outcome are reported in a dissertation and other research reports that comply with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

Admission requirements

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Industrial Design, with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee.

Curriculum

MODULE

  • Research and Dissertation: Industrial Design

Programme structure

  • Nature of programme: One-year research programme.
  • Minimum duration: 12 months.
  • Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time.

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.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less