Common Compulsory Courses
Information about IRR, IPP, and the MSc Dissertation
Except where noted below, the courses as described on this page are compulsory for the following degrees:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Cognitive Science
- Computer Science
- Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust
- Data Science
Informatics Research Review
This 10-credit course is compulsory for all of the above degrees except the MSc in Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust and the MSc in Cognitive Science.
Informatics Project Proposal
This 10-credit course provides support for your Dissertation project proposal. You will do some background reading related to your project and further define the specific goals and timeline of your project, often by completing some preliminary tasks.
MSc Dissertation (Informatics)
Your dissertation is 60 credits, completed over the summer. Supervisors normally propose potential projects by early January, and the project allocation process happens early in Semester 2. You will be able to express your preferences for a project, and you will normally get one of your top few choices, but we cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to any particular project or supervisor.