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ICT Information Science, MIT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) ,
Information science is a field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, movement, dissemination, and protection of information. 

About

Also consult G Regulations G.30 to G.54The 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web trends in the library 865 
  • Digital repositories 866 
  • The knowledge society and international librarianship 867 
  • Facilitating information retrieval and information use 868 
  • IT systems in libraries 869 
  • Knowledge management 872 
  • Network technologies 873 
  • Organisational behaviour and leadership 875 
  • Strategic ICT management 876 
  • IT Research 879 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Subject to the stipulations of Gen. Reg. G.1.3, G.30 and G.62, an appropriate honours or bachelor’s degree is a requirement for admission.
  • A pass mark in Mathematics at grade 12 level
  • Sufficient appropriate practical experience in the technology field in the opinion of the Chairperson of the School of Information Technology.
  • The Chairperson of the School of Information Technology may impose additional requirements for admission
  • Selection of candidates will take place.
  • The result of the selection is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1296 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1296 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
R16 330 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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