- A BIS Hons degree specialising in any of the following: Library Science/Information Science/Multimedia/Publishing; or MA (Development Communication) degree; or any applicable honours degree, and an average of at least 65%.
- 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.
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.