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Library and Information Science, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) , SC,
Information science bridges the gap between information, technology and people. So, if you live to make connections, to analyze data and systems, to help people and companies communicate clearly, we will help you find ways to connect people to the information they need. This Library and Information Science program is offered by the University of South Carolina.

About

The mission of the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science is to provide and promote the highest levels of education and leadership in library and information science, services, and studies through outstanding teaching, research and service.

This Library and Information Science program is offered by the University of South Carolina.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Archival and Records Studies
  • Special Collections Librarianship
  • History of Children's and Young Adult Literature
  • Metadata
  • Strategic Intelligence for Information Professionals
  • Special Topics in Great Libraries of the World through Study Abroad

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

In order to complete the application you will need to gather several pieces of information including the following:

  • A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Standardized Test scores (consult the program to which you are applying for particular test requirements)
  • Official Transcripts
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • Application
  • Application Fee $50
  • English Proficiency Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14598 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14598 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6825 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 999 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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