12 months
36187 USD/year
12677 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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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.


Key facts

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.

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

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  • International

    36187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36187 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12677 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12677 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international :NZ$50,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic  : NZ$17,577 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.

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