MSc Project Management

By | January 24, 2017

MSc Project Management

Unless the Dean, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, decides otherwise, the master’s degree is conferred on the basis of examinations of coursework and a mini-dissertation or a dissertation (including an examination on the dissertation). A minimum of 256 credits is required for the MEng (Engineering Management), MEng (Project Management), MSc (Engineering Management) and the MSc (Project Management), including a mini-dissertation (64 credits) and coursework(192 credits). Recognition is not granted for credits acquired during studying for the BEngHons or the BScHons. The curriculum is determined in consultation with the relevant head of department. Any specific module is offered on condition that a minimum number of students are registered for the module, as determined by the head of department and the Dean. Students must consult the relevant head of department in order to compile a meaningful programme, as well as for information on the syllabi of the modules. The various departmental postgraduate brochures should also be consulted.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirement for the MSc (Project Management) is a BScHons or equivalent qualification.

Other programme-specific information

Details regarding the curricula as well as syllabi of the respective domains are available from the Department.

Examinations and pass requirements

The stipulations of the relevant Faculty regulations are applicable.
The Dean may, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, exempt a student from the examination on the dissertation.
Guidelines for the preparation and examination of mini-dissertations are available from all departments. The average mark awarded by all the examiners is the final mark, with the pass mark being at least 50%.

Research Information

A student must by means of a dissertation or mini-dissertation prove that he or she is capable of planning, instituting and executing a scientific investigation. Unless the Senate, on the recommendation of the supervisor, decides otherwise, a student, before or on submission of a dissertation, must submit proof issued by a recognised academic journal that an article was submitted, to the Head: Student Administration. The draft article should be based on the research that the student has conducted for the dissertation and be approved by the supervisor if the supervisor is not a co-author. The supervisor shall be responsible for ensuring that the paper is taken through all the processes of revision and resubmission, as may be necessary. Conferment of the degree may be made subject to compliance with the stipulations of this regulation.
CONTACT US
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Ms Jenny van Rooyen
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Ms Samantha Adams
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