Subject to the stipulations of G Regulations G.1.3 and G.54, an appropriate honours degree is a requirement for admission.
The Dean has the right of authorisation regarding matters not provided for in the G Regulations or the Faculty-specific regulations.
A candidate may be refused admission to a master's degree by the Chairperson of the School of Information Technology if he or she does not comply with the standard of competence in the subject as determined by the department – with the proviso that a candidate, who does not comply with the required level of competence, may be admitted, provided that he or she completes additional study assignments and/or examinations.
The Chairperson of the School of Information Technology may set additional admission requirements.
Specific departments have specific requirements for admission which will be published in the Postgraduate Brochure of the Faculty.
The number of students will be determined in line with the growth strategy of the University of Pretoria as approved by the Executive.
The Dean reserves the right to place meritorious candidates to improve the diversity profile of students.
Other programme-specific information
The Dean may, on the recommendation of the Postgraduate Committee, cancel the registration of a student during any academic year if his/her academic progress is not satisfactory.
The degree programme must be completed within four years after the first registration for the degree, provided that the Dean may, in exceptional cases, and on the recommendation of the Head of Department concerned, approve a fixed limited extension of the period of study.
A dissertation must be submitted on a field of study as approved by the Department.