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Programme: MPhil (Strategic Communication Management) (Coursework)

Code Faculty Department
07255244 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Department: Business Management
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09 SAQA ID:  12157

Programme information

There will not be an intake of new students for each degree every year. It remains the students’ responsibility to establish that the degree they wish to apply for, will indeed be offered.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant honours degree or relevant postgraduate diploma
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the honours degree or postgraduate diploma

Additional requirements

Additional specialisation in Communication Management and/or Business Management and/or Marketing Management will be advantageous. 

Other programme-specific information

There are no electives and all modules must be passed.

Examinations and pass requirements

The pass mark for both a dissertation and a mini-dissertation is 50%. The provisions regarding pass requirements for dissertations, contained in General Regulation G.12.2, apply mutatis mutandis to mini-dissertations. A pass mark of at least 50% is required in the examination of each module.

Research information

The weight of the research article for publication contributes 50% towards the total requirements for the degree.

Dissertations/mini-dissertations, curricula and modules

Refer to General Academic Regulations G37, G38 and G39.

The degree programme requires that a dissertation be submitted in a field of study selected from the fields covered in the honours degree.
Information on modules, credits and syllabi is available, on request, from the relevant head of department/Postgraduate Committee.
A module in Research Methodology is compulsory in all programmes. The Dean may, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department/Postgraduate Committee, waive the prerequisites.

Article for publication
Refer to General Academic Regulation G39.13.

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules


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