Systems for Information Management (976G5)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

In business and science, Information Management is key to the processing of big data. This module provides the key understandings of the systems underpinning Information Management needed to support Data Scientists and others in the Information Technology industries such as databases, Internet and Web technologies. The module will be taught by experts in computing in the department of Informatics, utilising our state of the art teaching facilities.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 106 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: