This degree programme is presented in English only.
Refer also to G31-G41.
The curriculum is determined in consultation with the programme organiser.
A student will have to apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology if he/she requires more than three years to complete the degree.
- Three-year first degree in Library and Information Science and a second degree in Library and Information Science or honours degree in Library and Information Science or four-year degree in Library and Information Science or master’s degree or equivalent degree from a SAQA-accredited university
Other programme-specific information
Discontinuation of studies
The Dean may, on the recommendation of the admissions committee, cancel the studies of a student who fails more than one module. A module may only be repeated once.
Students may register for two modules in another master’s programme with the permission of the Programme Coordinators of both degrees.
Examinations and pass requirements
A minimum semester mark of 40% is required in order to be admitted to the final examinations in all the prescribed modules of the degree. A final mark of 50% is required to pass all coursework modules and the mini-dissertation.
Pass with distinction
The degree is conferred with distinction on students who have obtained at least 75% for the mini-dissertation and a minimum of 75% weighted average (not rounded) final mark for the coursework modules and completed the degree in minimum time.