Department of Information Studies

The Department of Information Studies will offer the following 5 programmes in 2020. Two undergraduate programmes including the Bachelor of Library and Information Science (1IDEG2) and Bachelor of Arts in Information Science (1IDEG1), and three postgraduate programmes including the Bachelor of Arts Honours in Information Science (1HON13), Master of Arts in Information Science (1MAS13) and Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science (1DPH13).

The Bachelor of Arts in Information Science will take a duration of three years and at least 24 modules. The purpose of the programme is to offer the student knowledge, skills and attitudes for information and knowledge management and is aimed at jobs in the broad field of information studies both within public and corporate organisations.

The Bachelor of Library and Information Science will take 4 years consisting of 32 modules. The purpose of the qualification programme is to offer knowledge, skills and attitudes for Professional information management and service in libraries, in particular, and in information centers in general. On completion of this degree programme the student can be admitted into a Master’s qualification programme.

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Staff

Dr ND Evans

Head of Department and Senior Lecturer

Prof DN Ocholla

Senior Professor

Prof GV Jiyane

Professor

Dr PN Dlamini

Lecturer

MD Kekana

Lecturer

AR Maphoto

Lecturer

MS Mthembu

Lecturer

NM Zungu

NGAP lecturer

RP Mhlongo

Administrative Assistant