Handbook Postgraduate Prospectus 2020 Ritson Timetables More about our department IS Timetables Staff Details

Assesssment TimeTable

Join us on facebook

follow us on twitter @ISdeptDUT

  • The Diploma in ICT in Business Analysis The CHE-accredited Diploma offering in ICT (Business Analysis) commenced in 2017. The department may accept a limited number of students into the second or third year of study, who’s ICT Programme aligns with the University, subject to availability of space. Normal duration is 3 years full-time.

Postgraduate Graduates : The department offers two postgraduate qualifications namely,

  • Masters in ManSc in Library and Information Science.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science.

All postgraduate programmes are full research programmes requiring submission of a full-thesis for examination. There is no coursework

This department is a trailblazer and is proud to be the first department of the institution to offer access to and support for Deaf students registered for the National Diploma in Information Technology. Access was first granted to the Deaf students in 2000. The department has 3 staff dedicated to assisting Deaf students in all spheres of their student life: a Co-ordinator of the Programme and two South African Sign Language Interpreters. To date, approximately 18 students have graduated with their Diplomas in IT and in 2017 the first Deaf student completed the Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology. Deaf students who wish to register for the Diploma in ICT (Applications Development) must meet the requirements for the 4-year Foundation programme as listed in the handbook. Interpreters help to ensure that students are exposed to the same academic material and assessments as the mainstream students and that standards remain high.


Information & Communications Technology Entrance Requirements
Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology Degree Entrance Requirements
Bachelor of Technology Information Technology (Phased out – no new registration for 2020)
Postgraduate Degree in Information Technology: Masters and PhD


Memorandum: Roll Out to Assist Students Working Remotely During COVID-19 Pandemic

DUT Hosts IT Workshop With Sastri College

Top Performing IT Student Awards 2018

Mohapi to host Microsoft workshops for IT students at DUT

DUT’s Department of IT Pioneering New Research Output in ICT

Application to become a tutor

Contact Information

Nalen NaickerHead of Department: Dr Nalen Naicker
Tel: 031 373 5640
Email: naickern@dut.ac.za
Location: 2nd Floor IS Block (East Wing)
Campus: Ritson Campus

Winnie Snegugu XuluSecretary: Ms W Xulu
Tel: 031 373 5446
Fax: 031 373 5598
Email: winniex@dut.ac.za
Location: 2nd Floor IS Block (East and West Wing)
Campus: Ritson Campus

Fiona Camille NaidooMs F Naidoo
Tel: 031 373 5595
Email: fionan@dut.ac.za
Location: 2nd Floor IS Block (East Wing)
Campus: Ritson Campus