Information Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Master Online
12 months
31343 USD/year
11357 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Become a expert in managing information in a world driven by big data. Government departments, businesses, libraries, museums and archives all need people who can identify relevant information, retrieve it, organise it and make sure people can access it. The Information Studies  programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington.


Get the professional skills you need to understand and manage information in today's fast-changing world with a degree in  Information Studies  offered at the Victoria University of Wellington. Learn about information storage and retrieval, while gaining skills in management and communication, information technology and research methods.

You'll gain a thorough, technology-focused and research-based education in information organisation, oriented to the needs of New Zealand information professionals.


Many employers in the information field are now looking for graduates with Master's-level education. Go on to work as a records manager, librarian, web content manager, archivist, knowledge manager or information manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Technologies for Information Professionals
  • Information Policy Concepts, Issues and Processes
  • Case Study Project
  • Management in Information Services
  • Case Studies in Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

 Bachelor's degree with Honours or a Master's degree, or extensive professional experience. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31343 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31343 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11357 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Estimated international : NZ$47,950 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic  : NZ$17,375 for the full programme


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Information Studies
Victoria University of Wellington


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