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Informatics MRes


Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.


Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

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Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.

This research-focussed master’s programme is for students with informatics knowledge and experience already, who wish to develop their research skills and information management experience to support a move into PhD or commercial research. With an international reputation in the field of informatics, and a thriving PhD student community, Henley Business School provides an ideal environment in which to learn effective skills for research in the domain of information systems and management. The MRes Informatics programme prepares graduates for further research study for a PhD or a research-oriented career in industry. Most students in this programme already have a career as a business analyst, systems analyst, consultant, IT project manager, etc, and undertake this programme in order to add solid research skills to their portfolio. Previous graduates of this programme have gone on to pursue a PhD or are now engaged in careers in the informatics field that require strong research skills.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.

Full time | Henley Business School | 12 months | SEP-17

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.

Business Informatics - INMR91 (20 Credits) - Core

This module aims to enable students to develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, structure and function of information in the business domain. Students will gain knowledge of information requirements and presentation, working alongside users and subject specialists, to support their business functions. Through the course students will acquire the ability to plan, implement and evaluate IT-based solutions.

MRes Dissertation (Informatics) - INMR63 (100 Credits) - Core

This module is a major component of the MRes Informatics programme. An MRes dissertation may lead to a beginning of PhD research. It enables students to apply their knowledge and skills to conduct a research project and demonstrate their ability in developing a systematic research design and carrying out supervised independent research, so as to achieve a potentially publishable research outcome.

Research Methods - INMR62 (20 Credits) - Core

This module is designed to support students who are embarking on a postgraduate research project. It covers the entire research process, from the formulation of a proposal to the dissemination of results. It guides students in the preparation and planning of research projects, including: writing a research proposal, literature review, research paradigms, methods and techniques, project planning and management, ethical issues, writing research papers and dissertations, and oral presentations.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, May 2017.

Applicants are expected to hold an upper second-class bachelors degree from a UK university, or an equivalent qualification from an internationally-recognised university. Prior knowledge or experience of your chosen subject area is not required. We welcome applications from recent university graduates from a wide range of disciplines. International students need to have 2:1 degree, or equivalent, from an internationally recognised university.