MIS Research

Master's Programmes offered in Research 

 

MIS specializing in LIBRARY SCIENCE (Code 12254009)

Programme coordinator:  Prof Ina Fourie, Tel: (012) 420-5216, E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum: Dissertation: Library Science 890 (BIB 890) – Credits: 180

 

MIS specializing in INFORMATION SCIENCE (Code 12254010)

Programme coordinator:  Prof Ina Fourie, Tel: (012) 420-5216, E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum: Dissertation: Information Science 890 (INL 890) – Credits: 180

 

MIS specializing in MULTIMEDIA (Code 12254011)

Programme coordinator:  Mr Koos de Beer, Tel: (012) 420-2833, E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum: Dissertation: Multimedia 890 (IMY 890) - Credits: 180.00

 

MIS specializing in PUBLISHING (Code 12254012)

Programme coordinator:  Prof Beth le Roux, Tel: (012) 420-2426, E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum: Dissertation: Publishing 890 (PUB 890) – Credits: 180

    

Admission requirements for MIS Programmes
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for any of the following honours degrees: BIS Hons Library Science/Information Science/Multimedia/ Publishing degree/ any equivalent honours degree ; or a cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for any of the following master’s degrees: MA (Development Communication / any equivalent master’s degree.
Please note:
The departmental Postgraduate Committee reserves the right to make a thorough assessment of the applicant's academic transcript and to decide if the applicant is suitable for postgraduate studies.
 
The applicant must determine the research group/focus area and a potential supervisor and confirm the potential supervisor’s availability (see departmental website for research groups and heads of research groups) and submit an abstract on the proposed research idea of approximately 800 to 1200 words.
 
Addition requirements

Consult G Regulations G.30 to G.40 and G.54.

Other programme-specific information

The Dean may, in exceptional cases, and on the recommendation of the relevant head of department, approve a fixed limited extension of the period of study.

 

EBIT's Postgraduate Lifecycle

ALL Masters and Doctoral students, please consult the EBIT Postgraduate Lifecycle for information on all the administration procesess during your  studies as well as the forms that are needed to be handed in during the different phases of your studies.

 

Guidelines for  Master's and Doctoral Applications

Will be made available.

 

Research focus areas

Please consult the department's Research focus areas to identify your research topic and a potential supervisor. For Multimedia Research focus areas, please consult the Multimedia website.

 

EBIT Faculty Administration

 

Online Application

Please see the following website for Online Application

 

Registration and Tuition fees

Please see the following website for fees and funding

 

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