The purpose of the programme is to strengthen and deepen the student’s knowledge and to develop applied competence in analysing, interpreting and understanding information systems auditing processes, principles and methods. It further develops that intellectual independence, research and professional skills of the student. The qualification prepares students to meaningfully contribute to organizations information systems auditing as well as acquisition, utilization and development of information systems and technology.

Admission requirements

A potential student should have obtained a Bachelors Degree on NQF level 7 from UJ. Candidates from other universities should have obtained a relevant Degree on a NQF level 7 or the equivalent thereof and could apply for admission to the Departmental Academic Board which will evaluate each application individually. RPL will be applied in accordance with the UJ RPL policy. In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students must obtain a minimum of 60% average In their final year in any appropriate Bachelors Degree in order to do the postgraduate Diploma.

Contact details

Name: Prof C Marnewick

Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1316 / Email:

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
2 years
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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