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BCom Informatics Honours | MCom Informatics | MIT Information Systems | MIT IT Management  | MIT Data Science | PhD


BCom Informatics - Hons

NQF level = 8.

Minimum of 120 credits, 7 modules

Faculty: EMS

Pre-requisite:

  • 60% average for Informatics 3rd year or 60% average for equivalent third year IT courses as deemed applicable by Department Informatics. IT industry experience may be considered.
  • Student must enrol for and pass the first year, first semester modules in Accounting (FRK111), Business Management (OBS110), Economics (EKN111) and Statistics (STK 110), if these were not part of the Bachelor’s degree.

It is a requirement of the Faculty EMS that students who register in this Faculty should have a basic academic background in these subjects. It is not allowed to do these four subjects concurrently with the BCom Hons (INF) degree.

Select Modules from:

Enterprise Architecture, Human Computer Interaction, Disruptive Technologies, Mobile Computing, E-Commerce, Advance Database Systems, Knowledge Acquisition & Sharing, - Data Mining, Information Systems Development, (Compulsory: Research Methods and Research Project).

Full time: 1 year

Part time: 2 years

Contact Person: Mrs R vd Merwe [email protected] 012 420 6321


MCom (Informatics)  (Research)

NQF level = 9.

240 credits, full dissertation (no course work)

Faculty: EMS

Pre-requisite:

  • BCom Informatics Hons with an average of 65% and the following modules: FRK, EKN, OBS and STK 1st year, 1st semester.
  • Final mark of 60% for Advanced topics in IS Research course presented via [email protected]
  • International students SAQA certificate needed. (www.saqa.org.za)

Full time: 2 years

Contact Person: Mrs R vd Merwe [email protected] 012 420 6321


MIT Information Systems (MIT(IS)) (Research)

NQF level = 9.

180 credits, full dissertation (no course work)

Faculty: EBIT

Pre-requisite:

  • Four year degree in IT/IS (e.g. BCom Informatics honours) with 65% average for the fourth year in IT/IS.
  • Final mark of 60% for Advanced topics in IS Research course presented via [email protected]
  •  International students SAQA certificate needed

Full time: 2 years

Contact Person: Mrs R vd Merwe [email protected] 012 420 6321


MIT Stream A IT Management (Course work)

NQF level = 9.

180 credits, 12 modules + mini-dissertation

Faculty: EBIT

Pre-requisite:  Relevant three or four year degree with at least x years IT experience.

Select modules from:  IT Research, CS in Perspective, Information in Perspective, ICT Infrastructure Management, Information and Knowledge Management, Life cycle and Maturity Models for IT, Digital Economy, ICT Project Management, Corporate IT Systems, Org Behaviour and Management, ICT Fin Mng, Dissertation

Full time: 2 years

Contact Person: Mrs R vd Merwe [email protected] 012 420 6321


MIT Stream C Data Science (Course work)

NQF level = 9.

180 credits, modules + mini-dissertation

Faculty: EBIT

Pre-requisite:  Relevant four year degree.

Select modules from:  Machine Learning, Statistical Learning, Technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, Ethics, Governance of large volumes

Full time: 2 years

Contact Person: Mrs E Willemse  [email protected]  012 420 2504


PhD INF, IT, IS  (Research)

NQF level = 10

360 credits, thesis

Faculty :  EMS PhD (INF) and EBIT: PhD IT & IS

Prerequisite:

  • PhD(Inf):  MCom (Informatics) with  average of 65%
  • PhD(IS) and PhD(IT): M.IT (IS) or relevant Masters degree with average of 65%
  • Research component of the Masters degree to contribute to at least 50% of the credits of the degree.
  • At least 70% for Advanced topics in IS Research (1st semester) and Writing a PhD proposal in IS (2nd semester) respectively offered via [email protected]

Full time: 3 years

Contact Person: Mrs R vd Merwe [email protected] 012 420 6321


Other Contact Persons:

EMS Faculty:   Mrs E Mokhehle  [email protected]  012 420 3643

EBIT Faculty:   Mrs D Taljaard  [email protected]  012 420 4095

Fees & Quotations:   [email protected]  or  [email protected]

International Office:   Mrs Jenny Lambinon  [email protected]  

 

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