The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria is a leading source of graduates in the engineering, built environment and information technology professions. We achieve this by a focus on research to drive innovative and enquiry-led teaching for educating and positioning our students to be leaders in their professions. The Faculty has extensive and cutting-edge teaching, learning and laboratory facilities integrated with the excellent suite of facilities and services offered by the University. We facilitate access to our qualifications through our extended programmes but expect our students to excel and develop as future professionals through our programme offering. We invite you to consider enrolling in one of our programmes if you share our vision of excellence and want to position yourself as a leader in the professions that we support.
The Faculty is organised in four schools: the School of Engineering, the School for the Built Environment, the School of Information Technology and the Graduate School of Technology Management. The School of Engineering is the largest of its kind in the country in terms of student numbers, graduates and research contributions and offers programmes in all the major engineering disciplines with many specialisations also offered at undergraduate and graduate level. The Computer Science programme is offered by University of Pretoria.
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- The MSc degree is conferred on grounds of a dissertation and such additional postgraduate coursework as may be prescribed. A student is required to demonstrate, by means of a dissertation, the ability to plan, institute and execute a scientific investigation.
- A student works under the guidance of a supervisor and is expected to identify and complete a research project. The research results are to be fully reported in an MSc dissertation.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences View 15 other Masters in Computer Sciences in South Africa
- A BSc Hons degree in Computer Science from the University of Pretoria; or an applicable qualification, and an average of at least 65%.
- The departmental Postgraduate Committee may require additional undergraduate/honours modules for non-degree purposes where background is insufficient.
- 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).
International1035 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1035 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
National1035 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1035 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
R17 195 per annum
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