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|Tuition Fees:||$4,591 for the full programme|
|Part-time Study:||2 Years|
|Applications Begin:||April 2021|
|Final Award:||Master of Commerce|
|Start Date:||January 2022|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Commerce, Law & Management|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
After a minimum of 1 academic year (full-time) or two years (part-time), a candidate will present a supervised Masters thesis on a topic previously approved by the Higher Degrees Committee. This must be a substantial piece of research work that shows the candidates matter of a certain area.
The MCom will normally include an empirical research project, preceded by a comprehensive literature review.
The course has both research and coursework components. Through coursework in the first year, candidates learn about the latest trends in the information systems environment, issues in Information Systems management and advances in Information Systems research.
Students are introduced to the research process in the early stages of the course in order to formulate a research topic, and the second year of the course entails the student completing a 50% research report under faculty supervision.
Masters by coursework or research report:
Additional Entry RequirementsContact Postgraduate Administrator.
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*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay the same amount as South African Students
*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).