Postgraduate
Programme Code:
10PDIN
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Accreditation:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Informatics

Course Overview

Web Informatics, Business Informatics

Admissions Requirements

A Master’s degree in Informatics or equivalent qualification at NQF Level 9

Career Opportunities

Senior management and applied research positions in the computing industry, academia and in the public sector.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Assessment Strategies
Students are required to submit a research proposal six months after registration for approval by the Higher Degrees Committee. It is compulsory that students attend regular research methodology seminars until successful defense and approval of the research proposal. Students are required to present work-in-progress report every six months during research seminars for monitoring and assessment purposes. Students who fail the initial assessment of the research proposal will receive an extension of six months for re-approval.

In compliance with the general requirements of Senate, students are required to submit a thesis for evaluation, which should comply with international academic standards.  The thesis requires students to work independently and to investigate their own individual research topic.  Students are required to cultivate a professional work ethic to deliver the combination of research, analysis, communication and presentation demanded by their thesis. The thesis will be assessed in accordance with the rules for studies at postgraduate level.

Students will present and defend their thesis before an appropriate constituted committee in accordance with the rules for postgraduate studies at the University of Science and Technology.  The thesis will be returned to students for correction before final binding and archiving.  Final marks will only be released after correction of the thesis.

Any other special arrangements on assessments will be done in accordance with the University’s rules and procedures for postgraduate, namely PhD studies.

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