Masters In Information And Communication Technology
We see computerization in all facets of modern life today and having trained professionals to develop and operate this software is essential. VUT Research offers students the opportunity to complete their Masters in Information and Communication Technology, and to further expand their skills and knowledge in this subject thus making them indispensable in the working world. We encourage our students to choose a research topic that will best show off their passion for this subject as well as their skills, attitude and knowledge they have gained throughout their time spent studying. Our large and diverse departments welcome applicants for postgraduate study from students from SADC, AU community and all overseas countries. The duration of this course is a minimum of two years and a maximum of three years part-time study. The curriculum consists of a research project by dissertation.
Build Your Future In Information & Communication Technology
- International Focus -VUT Research’s degrees and academic programmes are internationally recognised
- Focus On Information & Communication Processes -discover the processes and means we use to communicate from one person/system to another
- Facilities -At VUT Research we have world-class research facilities and resource access.
Masters In Information And Communication Technology Course Requirements
In order for students to qualify to complete their Masters in Information and Communication Technology they need to meet the following requirements:
- BTech: Information Technology or equivalent and a Research Methodology as a prerequisite
- 60% average on all BTech subjects
Ad hoc cases will be treated on merit.
A Masters in Information and Communication Technology is a powerful acknowledgement of the student’s hard work, discipline, and knowledge of the subject. Achieving this degree is a great achievement and sets the student in good stead in their future endeavours.
The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.
The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.
There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.
The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.
A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.
Where the applicant is currently employed, capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.
The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.
Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.
The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.
The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.
Masters In Information And Communication Technology Career Opportunities
We see computerization throughout all industries and facets of modern society today and this means that there are endless opportunities for our postgraduate students when it comes to building a career for themselves. Completing a Masters in Information and Communication Technology will open many doors for graduates. Career opportunities could include software development and maintenance, website building, system analysis, network administration or database administration or programming and IT specialists. All industries need computers and software to operate nowadays and so students have more opportunity to work in an industry that excites them. We prepare our students for the challenges they will face when they are working and we want them to succeed in what they are doing and go beyond what is expected of them.