MTech UJ



MTech UJ

MTech UJ, below is the information on the MTech programme at the University Of Johannesburg.
Programme Code: 521-1
Date Instituted:1 January 1996
Phasing-Out Date: None
1. Admission requirements
A BTech: Food Technology; or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. Students need to apply in August of the year before commencing their M Tech studies.
2. Selection criteria
Selection is based on approval by the Faculty’s Research Committee.
3. Curriculum
A research-based dissertation.
4. Programme structure
4.1 Nature of programme: Year programme.
4.2 Minimum duration: 1 year.
4.3 Maximum duration: 2 years.
5. Experiential Learning
Not applicable to this programme.
6. Conferment of degree
The MTech: Food Technology degree is conferred on Students who have successfully submitted a research-based dissertation.
7. Curriculum





FTN0118 FTN0128 Dissertation: Food Technology
NQF Level 8​
Credits 120
Term of presentation Semester 1 and semester 2
Prerequisites B Tech or RPL
Purpose The qualifying student will be able to conduct research under guidance in a chosen field, and contribute to knowledge production in that field.  The research problem, its justification, process and outcome is reported in a dissertation which complies with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.
     


Outcomes: On completion of this learning event, the student should be able to:



  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the field/area of investigation.
  • Apply a range of research methods and techniques appropriately and correctly to investigate, modify and improve or innovate food or food processes.