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Library and Information Science

Western University - Canada

24 months
23058 CAD/year
7250 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Library and Information Science from Western University - Canada is widely recognized as one of the best programs of its kind in North America. 


Library and Information Science from Western University - Canada provides a strong foundation in traditional librarianship together with an opportunity to engage with innovative ideas and new information technologies.

Graduates with Library and Information Science from Western University - Canada will:

  • develop advanced research skills 
  • become qualified professionals with a thorough knowledge of theory and practice in library and information science. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Organization, Curation and Access
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Information Literacy: Theory and Practice
  • Records Management
  • Collection Management
  • Government Information
  • Science, Technology and Medical Information
  • Special Topic: Accessibility and Information Environments
  • Services for Children and Young Adults
  • Services and Materials for an Aging Population
  • Public Library Services for Newcomers and Immigrants
  • Scholarly Communications and Open Access

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Completed applications are reviewed on a continuous basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year degree with an average of at least 70% in the last two years of full-time study;
  • A three-year Bachelor's degree in an academic discipline, with an average of at least 70% in the last ten courses taken, and the completion of a Bachelor of Education degree;
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23058 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11529 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3625 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Summer tuition:

  • Canadian Citizens And Permanent Residents - 3,625
  • International Students - 10,558

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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