Programme: MIT (ICT Information Science) (Coursework)

Code Faculty Department
12254016 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Department: Information Science
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Programme information

This degree programme is presented in English only.
Refer also to G31-G41.
The curriculum is determined in consultation with the programme organiser.
A student will have to apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology if he/she requires more than three years to complete the degree.

Admission requirements

  1. Three-year first degree in Library and Information Science and a second degree in Library and Information Science or honours degree in Library and Information Science or four-year degree in Library and Information Science or master’s degree or equivalent degree from a SAQA-accredited university

Other programme-specific information

Discontinuation of studies
The Dean may, on the recommendation of the admissions committee, cancel the studies of a student who fails more than one module. A module may only be repeated once.

Students may register for two modules in another master’s programme with the permission of the Programme Coordinators of both degrees.

Examinations and pass requirements

A minimum semester mark of 40% is required in order to be admitted to the final examinations in all the prescribed modules of the degree. A final mark of 50% is required to pass all coursework modules and the mini-dissertation.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on students who have obtained at least 75% for the mini-dissertation and a minimum of 75% weighted average (not rounded) final mark for the coursework modules and completed the degree in minimum time.

Minimum credits: 90

Core modules

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