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Course Information and Fees

MTech: CARTOGRAPHY magister technologiae


MTech: (magister technologiae)

Graduates develop the knowledge and skills required to conduct independent research in cartography, and to contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing and new knowledge.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
To make a significant contribution, through research, to the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of technology, and to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that specialised area, ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge.

Career Opportunities
Graduates are employed in research and development, as well as by government and in teaching positions in Higher Education institutions.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fifth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
9900 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Ms L Kleinhans - Departmental Queries
Telephone: +27 21 959 6206
Fax: +27 21 959 6299

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2020 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.