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Vaal University of Technology (VUT)

VUT Research offers students the opportunity to further their studies and complete a Degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) . It consists of a research project by dissertation and allows the student to further their knowledge, enhance their skills and improve their range of possible job opportunities. Students are encouraged to use their newly gained degree and Masters opportunity to better the communities around them. Having a Masters in Information Technology will also show the dedication and passion the student has for this field, as well as their efforts to better the community around them using their skills. The duration of the course is a minimum of two years and maximum of three years part-time study. The curriculum consists of a research project by dissertation.<p></p> After completing a Masters in Information Technology, a graduate may find themselves in any wide variety of computerized environments. <mark>Their responsibilities may include maintenance of systems in use, systems analysis, design or programming of new systems, network administration, database administration and user support. </mark>Computerization is in most facets of modern society today which creates many opportunities for these students. The typical entry-level position is that of a programmer, with a quick advance to a senior level programmer and with further promotions to the level of Systems Analyst, Network Administration or Database Administrator.