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Library and Information Science programme at International Islamic University of Malaysia aims at fulfilling the demands of libraries and information industries that require a strong background in information management as well as a substantial amount of “hands on” experience in the related field. 


The Library and Information Science programme at International Islamic University of Malaysia covers a range of topics in information management, including information retrieval, acquisition and processing.

Career Prospects

The Master of Library and Information Science aims to strengthen the professionals knowledge and competencies needed for middle and higher level career in various libraries and resource centres in both public and corporate sectors which range from traditional library management courses to the application of technologies in the libraries and information services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Islamic Worldview, Society and IT 
  • Information Sources & Services
  • Management of Information Institutions
  • Information Resources Development 
  • Indexing and Abstracting
  • Measurement & Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least three (3) principal passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (A) Level Examination (UK Educational System) obtained in one sitting OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of six (6) subjects obtained in one sitting OR
  • Any other qualifications that are recognized by the Senate of the University as equivalent to the above.
  • Applicants must also have the following subjects taken at the above mentioned examinations (A level, IB or any other equivalent certificates):

    • Mathematics (for applicants to all undergraduate programmes offered except for Bachelor of Arabic).
    • Two other subjects in the intended field of study.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /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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