School of Informatics

MSc by Research

This programme provides you with the opportunity to acquire research skills by undertaking independent study related to the School's ongoing research programme.

Programme structure

The period of study for the degree is one year full-time or two years part-time.

The emphasis in this course is on independent research work, but you will also attend research training classes. Your supervisor will identify your training needs.

To be awarded the degree of MSc by Research you will submit a portfolio of your work for assessment by a Board of Examiners. In your submission you will have to demonstrate that you have acquired an advanced level of knowledge and understanding in the field of study and are capable of undertaking independent research.

Potential topics

Potential supervisors

List of previous MSc dissertation titles

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees - this information is on the individual MScR degree pages.

Research scholarships - information on various scholarships and funding that are available.


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