Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research with minimal guidance in an industrial design-related field and contribute to knowledge production in that field. The research problem, its justification, process, and outcome are reported in a dissertation and other research reports that comply with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

Admission requirements

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Industrial Design, with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee.



  • Research and Dissertation: Industrial Design

Programme structure

  • Nature of programme: One-year research programme.
  • Minimum duration: 12 months.
  • Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time.
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