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Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) MA/ PG Certificate/ PG Diploma

Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) MA/ PG Certificate/ PG Diploma

Different course options

Distance without attendance | University of Sheffield | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Information Management Library Services Information Work / Services Supply Chain Management Computer Support Operations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course description

CILIP accredited for the MAand PG Diploma awards

This course will introduce you to the best current thinking and practice, and equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter this fast-developing sector. You'll learn core competencies in IT, management and information handling, together with a wide range of specialisms.

The skills of librarians and information specialists are essential to identify, control, organise and make accessible the ever-increasing amounts of information available in paper, digital and multimedia formats. You'll be prepared for a professional role in areas ranging from public service to business.

Modules

Information Organisation - Core
Information Literacy - Core
Dissertation - Core
Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation - Core
Leadership, Strategy and Change - Core
Libraries, Information and Society - Core
Information and Knowledge Management - Core
Personal and Professional Development Portfolio - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are flexible. You’ll need a combination of a good second-class honours degree and around 12 months’ information-related practical work experience. If you don’t have a degree but your professional experience is extensive, you might be able to take the postgraduate certificate or diploma and upgrade to the MA later.