Programme: MSc Applied Science Architecture (Coursework)

Code Faculty
12252009 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180
Dr C Combrinck
[email protected]
+27 (0)124206536

Programme information

By virtue of a curriculum with coursework and a mini-dissertation.

Also refer to G Regulations G.1.2, G.30 to G.40 and G.50 to G.54.

Admission requirements

Candidates who wish to research a topic within the disciplines of architecture landscape architecture or interior architecture and in particular related to one of the research fields of the department and who are in possession of

  • a BScHons or equivalent degree of four years or more or
  • an honours degree in architecture landscape architecture or interior architecture or equivalent or
  • who are deemed adequate by the Head of Department in consultation with the Dean and obtained (where necessary) the approval of Senate and complying with whatever additional requirements may be prescribed are admitted to the degree Master of Science (Applied Science).
  • Candidates are selected on academic merit for admission to studies for the degree.

Other programme-specific information

The curriculum is compiled in consultation with the Head of Department.

It is the responsibility of students to ascertain that the lectures in the appropriate research field are on offer in the specific year of study. The attendance of lectures is compulsory.

The topic of the mini-dissertation must be approved by the Head of Department.

Examinations and pass requirements

A minimum of 50% is required in the examination of the coursework, with a minimum final mark of 50% to pass.

A minimum of 50% is required to pass the mini-dissertation.

Research information

G Regulation G.39.12 applies.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains a weighted average of 75%, having obtained at least 75% in the mini-dissertation and a weighted average of at least 70% in the remaining coursework constituting the required credits for RFS module of the degree.

Minimum credits: 180

One additional module at 800 level at other schools, faculties or departments for 35 credits.

Minimum credits: 180

One additional module at 800 level at other schools, faculties or departments for 35 credits.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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