Master Of Science (Information Science)

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Graduate Level
Duration of Program : 2 years

About this Program

The ‘social context’ of information technology development and use plays a significant role in influencing the ways that people use information and technology and thus influences their consequences for work, organizations, and other social relationships. The course surveys key social issues related to information technology development, decision-making and use.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility: Applicants should have either:

  • Holders of a second class degee orits equivalent from arecognised univesity or institution of higher learning. OR:
  • Holders of any postgraduate quification from a recognised university.

 

Courses

Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND SERVICES MSC 7204 4 Graduate Level
SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS MSC 7205 3 Graduate Level
TECHNICAL AND SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION MSC 7206 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION LEGISLATION, ETHICS AND POLICY MSC 7207 3 Graduate Level
INFO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP MSC 7208 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL MSC 7202 3 Graduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INFORMATION, GENDER AND SOCIETY MSC 7105 3 Graduate Level
KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT MSC 7106 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES MSC 7107 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS MSC 7108 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS MSC 7108 3 Graduate Level
INFORMATION SOURCES AND SERVICES MSC 7109 3 Graduate Level
Year 2
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
BIBLIOMETRICS MSC 8104 3 Graduate Level
KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION (CLASSIFICATION AND CATALOGUING) MSC 8105 3 Graduate Level
PUBLISHING MANAGEMENT AND EDITING MSC 8106 3 Graduate Level
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION MSC 8107 3 Graduate Level
PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION OF ARCHIVES MSC 8108 3 Graduate Level
RECORDS AND ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT MSC 8109 3 Graduate Level
Social Informatics MSC 8110 3 Graduate Level
Indigineous Knowledge Management Systems MSC 8111 3 Graduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Dissertation MSC 8201 3 Graduate Level
PROJECT MSC 8202 3 Graduate Level