Other course | Information Systems

Masters / PhD in Information Systems


Students are expected to attend a number of formal workshops during their first year of study, which provide support and guidance during the process of developing a formal research proposal. Further information about the Masters and Doctoral program is available on the M&D course website.

Areas of research interest within the Department include: 

  • IT Governance
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Project Management
  • E-Business Consulting
  • E-Government
  • ICT for Development
  • ICT for Education
  • Virtual Collaboration
  • Social Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Computing
  • User Interface Design
  • Health Informatics
  • IS Curricula

Research conducted by staff and post-graduate students is regularly presented at both local and international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.  Networking with staff and post-graduate students at other universities is encouraged, especially within the Eastern Cape region of South Africa where we have close ties with both the University of Fort Hare and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.