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.

On this module, you will study 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.


50%: Lecture
50%: Practical (Laboratory)


20%: Coursework (Test)
80%: Examination (Computer-based examination)

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.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.