MIT Information Technology

MIT Information Technology

Programme Information

This degree programme is presented in English only.
Also consult G Regulations G.30 to G.54
The curriculum is determined in consultation with the programme organiser.
A student will have to apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology if he/she requires more than three years to complete the degree.

Admission Requirements

  1. Subject to the stipulations of Gen. Reg. G.1.3, G.30 and G.62, an appropriate honours or bachelor’s degree is a requirement for admission to Stream A and Stream B; and an honours degree is an admission requirement for Stream C.
  2. A pass mark in Mathematics at grade 12 level or another qualification in Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Statistics, which the Chairperson of the School of Information Technology considers to be sufficient. This requirement is not applicable to Stream C.
  3. Sufficient appropriate practical experience in the technology field in the opinion of the Chairperson of the School of Information Technology. This requirement is not applicable to Stream C.
  4. The Chairperson of the School of Information Technology may impose additional requirements for admission. In particular, this will apply to candidates with insufficient academic background in Information Technology. This requirement is not applicable to Stream C.
  5. Selection of candidates will take place.
  6. The result of the selection is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

See additional requirements for Stream C: Big Data Science below.

  1. A minimum pass rate of 65% for the previous degree, AND
  2. Successfully completed higher education modules, or other modules with similar content, as part of the previous degree in:
  • Statistics,
  • Calculus I,
  • Linear Algebra I,
  • Programming,
  • Database systems, and
  • Research Methods; AND
  1. Success in the selection process based on:
  • Previous education,
  • passing an English test, and
  • passing a proficiency test in Databases, Programming, Mathematics and Statistics.
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Undergraduate applications and admissions:
Ms Jenny van Rooyen
012 4205166
Ms Samantha Adams
012 4202450
Undergraduate and Honours:
Ms E Willemse
012 4202724
School of Information Technology
Ms P Ngwenya
012 4204186
School for the Built Environment
Mr R Mashiloane
012 4203656
School of Engineering
Ms MPM Motlhamme
012 4205299
Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Ms L Rix
012 4206625
Mechanical Engineering
Ms N Potgieter
012 4202987
Industrial and Metallurgical Engineering
Ms TMM Motsei
012 4206520
Chemical and Mining Engineering
Mr MJ Makhasa
012 4202142
Civil Engineering
Mr K Nkanyana
012 4206735
Honours and Honours applications
Ms SL Mgiba
012 4205316
Masters and Doctoral:
School of Information Technology
Civil Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Ms Dawn Taljaard
012 4204095
Graduate School of Technology Management
Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Mr Refentse Ramatong
012 4203011
Chemical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Enineering
Mining Engineering
Construction Economics
Town and Regional Planning
Ms Stefanie Steenberg
012 4205315