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Master of Philosophy in Computer and Information Science

Master of Philosophy in Computer and Information Science for 2020

Why study the Master of Philosophy in Computer and Information Science?

The IIE Master of Philosophy in Computer and Information Sciences is a 100 percent research programme. A research candidate is required to undertake a programme of supervised research within the faculty resulting in the completion of a major thesis.

The research should contribute to the discipline by applying, critiquing, analysing or interpreting knowledge in ways that facilitate pathways for further learning following an independent investigation of a student-formulated research problem.

Students acquire research skills appropriate to their discipline, gain increased understanding of the fundamentals of conceptual, methodological and implementation issues of IT-related research, and will conduct research in a selected area using the concepts and principles learned, which culminates in the completion of a master’s thesis.

Supervisors are available in most areas of the information systems domain including both technical and non-technical areas.

Who is the degree aimed at?

The IIE Master of Philosophy in Computer and Information Sciences degree is aimed at post-graduate students who are interested in working in various IT related roles in the private and public sectors and conducting research. The aim is to produce competent IT professionals who, by understanding emerging technologies and trends, will contribute to the success and growth of the enterprise.

This degree also targets students who are interested in furthering their studies by pursuing PHD degrees.

Successful completion of this computer science graduate programme leads to a IIE qualification.

Duration

2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 9, SAQA ID 93588

Programme code:

MPCS513

Intakes

Throughout the year

Attendances

On-campus at IIE MSA : part-time

On-campus at IIE MSA : full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

An appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree with an overall qualification average of at least 65% is required.

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

English proficiency requirements must be met.

Applications

For application visit the How to apply page

Entry requirements

International Students

A SAQA NQF L8 Evaluation Certificate in an appropriate field. An overall qualification average of at least 65% is required.

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

Please note English proficiency requirements must be met.

Applications

For application visit the How to apply page

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011 950 4009 enquiries@iiemsa.co.za
From outside South Africa
+27 11 950 4009

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