Programme: MA Information Design

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Code Faculty Department
01250109 Faculty of Humanities Department: School of the Arts
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Programme information

Focus area 1: Research in Information Design: Dissertation

Focus area 2: Research-driven design project and documentation

Admission requirements

  1. Four-year bachelor’s degree in Information Design or relevant honours degree
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for the bachelor’s degree
  3. An admissions essay may be required
  4. An entrance/admissions examination may be required

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Additional requirements

The Research Committee of the Department of Visual Arts must approve the application before registration.

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules

The research can be conducted by means of a

a. IOW 800 Dissertation: Research in Information Design


b. IOW 801 Research-driven design project and documentation

Core modules

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