Manchester Metropolitan University

Information and Data Management

Recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), this course prepares graduates of all disciplines for a career in the modern information society. Your study will focus on the design and evaluation of web data and information-based systems and services, and on the use and analysis of data and information in evidence, in research and as an asset in the management of organisations. You may undertake a placement, which we will help you to source, in information units, libraries and other relevant centres, including large corporations, local government, the National Health Service, financial and legal services. This will provide networking opportunities within the library, information and media industries.

Course modules

Modules include: Core units: Data science and research methods; Managing knowledge and digital assets; Text and data technologies; Interactive search and interface design; Digital rights; Dissertation. Option units (indicative and subject to change year on year): Applied programming; Digital living; E-learning; Information organisation and search.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through coursework, including a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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