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Master's Programs in Johannesburg in South Africa 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read More

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

A Master of Arts or Master of Science degree is a graduate-level course of study that typically requires more rigorous and focused work than an undergraduate degree. Students may pursue this education to deepen their understanding of topics learned in undergraduate school or to train for a specific career field.

Johannesburg city is the largest source of gold and diamond in southern Africa. It is the base of South Africa’s Constitutional court and is the largest and wealthiest city in the Gauteng Province. It is home to University of Johannesburg.

Master's Degrees in Johannesburg in South Africa

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The primary purpose of the MSc in Chemistry minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requir ... +

The primary purpose of the MSc in Chemistry minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Chemistry consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. -
Master
Full time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operat ... +

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operations. The exposure equips graduates with sound knowledge of metal production, design, and manufacture. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the program is to develop a graduate with advanced abilities in appropriate analytical and research skills relevant to engineering design and synthesis to solve ... +

The purpose of the program is to develop a graduate with advanced abilities in appropriate analytical and research skills relevant to engineering design and synthesis to solve engineering problems of society at large. The program will develop an advanced capability to conduct research independently and as such promoting a lifelong learning approach. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This qualification is intended for chemical engineers or technologists working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent t ... +

This qualification is intended for chemical engineers or technologists working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct independent research in chemical engineering and contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application, and evaluation of existing knowledge. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This qualification is intended to allow graduates to apply integrated operations techniques, together with advanced analysis and problem-solving, to a particular specializatio ... +

This qualification is intended to allow graduates to apply integrated operations techniques, together with advanced analysis and problem-solving, to a particular specialization in the field of Industrial Engineering/Operations Management, through involvement in an applied research project. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research with minimal guidance in an industrial design-related field and contribute to knowled ... +

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. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The study of the origin, distribution, and character of Earth mineral and fossil energy resource systems with the aim of ensuring their sustainable utilization not only in Sou ... +

The study of the origin, distribution, and character of Earth mineral and fossil energy resource systems with the aim of ensuring their sustainable utilization not only in South Africa but Africa as a whole. -
Master
Full time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering management sciences and/design and synthesis and rel ... +

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering management sciences and/design and synthesis and related inter-disciplinary principles to specific management systems problems of society at large. One of the main objectives in this process is to de.velop an advanced capability to conduct fundamental systems engineering and management research of an inter/intra-disciplinary nature independently. -
Master
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The primary purpose of the MSc in Food Technology is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research ... +

The primary purpose of the MSc in Food Technology is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills. -
MSc
Full time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The primary purpose of the Master in Informatics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the r ... +

The primary purpose of the Master in Informatics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework Master in Informatics consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. -
Master
Full time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The primary purpose of the Master in Mathematics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the r ... +

The primary purpose of the Master in Mathematics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework Master in Mathematics consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. -
Master
Full time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Master in Education is to enable qualifying students to develop knowledge and skills to function as critically reflective, competent, and accountable educat ... +

The purpose of the Master in Education is to enable qualifying students to develop knowledge and skills to function as critically reflective, competent, and accountable education researchers who can contribute to the development of educational knowledge at an advanced level. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The primary purpose of this qualification is to enable qualifying students to develop knowledge and skills at an advanced level to function as critically-reflective, competent ... +

The primary purpose of this qualification is to enable qualifying students to develop knowledge and skills at an advanced level to function as critically-reflective, competent, and accountable curriculum specialists and researchers in their fields of specialization. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with academic and professional practical skills in order to identify assess and diagnose needs and ... +

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with academic and professional practical skills in order to identify assess and diagnose needs and relevant issues in the domain of Educational Psychology. The student will be able to design, execute and manage appropriate and ethical educational psychological interventions for individuals, parents, families, groups, educators, schools, and communities, including specialized and advanced therapeutic and counseling approaches. -
Master
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MA Coursework program consists of two-course work modules (one offered in the first semester and one in the second semester), and a minor dissertation. The course work mod ... +

The MA Coursework program consists of two-course work modules (one offered in the first semester and one in the second semester), and a minor dissertation. The course work modules have a weighting of 45 credits each. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 

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