Master's in Technology in South Africa

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

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Master of Management in the Field of Innovation Studies

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Long-term economic growth is being driven by technological innovation. Equip yourself to understand and manage the innovation process in ways that will lead to competitive firms and sustainable, human-centred development. [+]

Best Masters in Technology in South Africa 2017. Master of Management in the Field of Innovation Studies Long-term economic growth is being driven by technological innovation. Equip yourself to understand and manage the innovation process in ways that will lead to competitive firms and sustainable, human-centred development. The WBS Master of Management in Innovation Studies (MM Innovation Studies) is an interdisciplinary, specialist programme that investigates innovation and its impact on firm profitability and economic growth, and how it can be shaped for the achievement of broader societal goals. The programme is designed for individuals with relevant undergraduate degrees such as business, economics, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and law who intend to pursue careers in specific areas of innovation management or innovation policy in business, academia, development institutions or other civil society organisations. It may also be attractive to mid-level career professionals who are working with agencies or firms, and who may be responsible for developing and executing innovation strategies and programmes at the local, regional, national or international levels. The programme draws on disciplinary traditions in management, economics, public policy, humanities, social science and natural sciences, and provides the essential breadth of knowledge which will enable graduates to skilfully engage in shaping innovation both for increased competitiveness and for socio-economic development. WBS has established an active research and teaching programme in innovation studies that is anchored on three main pillars: The systemic understanding of innovation as a social system involving several actors who work together to ensure that an... [-]

MPhil in Information Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The dissertation will constitute a decided contribution to 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. [+]

The dissertation will constitute a decided contribution to 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: tduplessis@uj.ac.za [-]

MCom in IT Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the programme is to develop the applied competence of student on an advanced (executive) level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of IT Management principles and methods. [+]

Best Masters in Technology in South Africa 2017. The purpose of the programme is to develop the applied competence of student on an advanced (executive) level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of IT Management principles and methods. Through a Master’s dissertation, the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of IT Management. The programme will assist in the continuing professional development of experience and senior managers and leaders will be enhanced for both South African delegates and, increasingly, promote the development of IT Management skills for students and executive delegates within both local and international context. On completion of the programme, students will be able to demonstrate competence in: research writing and creative thinking skills in IT Management, display competence in the application of related research methodology, take strategic decisions in the context of IT Management, reflect on managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of IT Management. Admission requirements A BCom Hons (IT Management) Degree or equivalent Degree from any other university on NQF Level 7 or 8 with an average of at least 65% for the Honours Degree. Duration of programme Full-time: 1 year minimum, 2 years maximum Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum Contact details Name: Dr B Gatsheni / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1506 / Email: bgatsheni@uj.ac.za [-]

MEng / MPhil in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis, and related principles to specific problems of society at large. [+]

MEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis, and related principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct fundamental engineering research in dependently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve engineering research/development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant fundamental knowledge of i.e. Mathematics, Basic Science and Engineering Sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage engineering research projects, demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively, individually or with others, as a member of a team, group, organisation and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence, and exercise judgement based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct applicable levels of investigation,research and/or experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with engineering and specifically research audiences and the community at large, in so far... [-]

MTech in Operations Management (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The qualification aims to develop intellectual and professional skills, and provides the student with the opportunity to show evidence of independent and original scientific work. [+]

Best Masters in Technology in South Africa 2017. The qualification aims to develop intellectual and professional skills, and provides the student with the opportunity to show evidence of independent and original scientific work. This qualification will further provide the student with the opportunity to display competence in the application of relevant research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings and to reflect on the research process and findings. Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria Conduct research and development in a specialised area and engage in the transfer of technology in the field of quantity surveying and property development. Admission requirements and selection criteria An applicant must hold a BTech: Operations Management or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 as determined by a Status Committee. For admission to an MTech programme, all applications will be reviewed in terms of academic performance and prior qualifications, and if necessary, the applicants will be interviewed to ascertain, amongst others, interest in the postgraduate study and the department’s ability to accommodate the research interest. Conferment of degree The MTech: Operations Management will be conferred on students who have completed the research project and dissertation successfully. [-]

MTech / MEng / MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for students who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will also be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge. [+]

MTech in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based) This qualification is intended for students who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will also be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge. Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria Complete research successfully in engineering processes, products or systems Admission requirements and selection criteria A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Mechanical, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Conferment of the degree The MTech: Engineering: Mechanical will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully. MEng in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis and related principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental engineering research independently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve engineering research and development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant fundamental knowledge of i.e. Mathematics, Basic Science and Engineering Sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage engineering research projects,demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering research/development... [-]

MCom in Computer Auditing

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The student should develop applied specialised competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of computer auditing principles in the computer auditing field. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work through a limited scope dissertation. [+]

Best Masters in Technology in South Africa 2017. The student should develop applied specialised competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of computer auditing principles in the computer auditing field. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work through a limited scope dissertation. Admission requirements: A potential student should possess an honours qualification or a postgraduate diploma in a related computer auditing field, on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively any other four-year qualification on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related practical auditing experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Accountancy. Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the Department of Accountancy. A selection process will be followed. Contact details: Prof Danie Coetsee / 011 559 3859 / dcoetsee@uj.ac.za [-]

MTech in Architectural Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural technologists/practitioners who are able to conduct independent research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology, design and management in the public and/or private (formal or informal) sectors or specialised fields in the built environment. [+]

Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural technologists/practitioners who are able to conduct independent research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology, design and management in the public and/or private (formal or informal) sectors or specialised fields in the built environment. Admission requirements A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Architectural Technology 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: Architecture Programme structure The programme is offered both full-time and part-time. Nature of programme: research programme. Minimum duration: 12 months. Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time. MTech Architectural Technology (Professional) The purpose of this programme is to offer a course at the „Part 2 level, as defined by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) in terms of Act 44 of 2000, thereby preparing students for entry into the architectural profession at the „Candidate Architect registration category. Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural practitioners who will be able to conduct high level independent research and competently perform professional architectural services in the following areas: the public, private, (formal and informal) sectors; or specialised fields in the built environment. Admission requirements The following minimum admission requirements must be met: A BTech: Architectural Technology: Applied Design degree that carries SACAP Part 1... [-]

Master in Web Development

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa East London

Few innovations have had an impact on the world of business as much as the Internet and the digital sharing of information and commerce. Maintaining business websites, from intranets to globally accessible sites, requires people who can keep each site's information current and secure. [+]

Best Masters in Technology in South Africa 2017. Few innovations have had an impact on the world of business as much as the Internet and the digital sharing of information and commerce. Maintaining business websites, from intranets to globally accessible sites, requires people who can keep each site's information current and secure. This Postgraduate master program will prepare you for a position in Web development. This fairly new degree was shaped by employers expressing their need for employees with web- development skills: database management, computer networking, information security, Web applications, etc. This program is tailored to meet this demand by balancing foundational areas of understanding and problem solving with an emphasis on Web-centered technologies. Our graduates are immediately productive and adaptive as programmers, Web developers, software developers, software architects, Web applications developers. As a web developer, you could be working on a team that develops websites and web applications. An education that emphasizes web development can help you develop knowledge and skills to use scripting, graphic tools to design and develop websites and applications, and to maintain and update websites. If you're organized and able to work well with others, you might like to pursue a career in web development. Potential Employment Includes: PERL and CGI Programming Technician Web Application Developer HTML Programmer Website Designer Database Technician This full-time program will put you to work with real world group projects and hands-on assignments revolving around the following 3 areas of expertise. Database Architecture and Design (Including: Database modeling, UML, SQL... [-]