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Library and Information Studies

UCL Qatar

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21220 GBP/year
9860 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Library and Information Studies at UCL Qatar provides access to a world class programme. 

Overview

The MA in Library and Information Studies at UCL Qatar programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, private reading, seminars, practical classes, small group work, group project work, computer laboratory sessions, essay writing, and independent research. Except for short courses, all programmes are delivered in afternoon sessions. Students can access and use the virtual learning environment (Moodle) at UCL, which provides the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of UCL staff both in London and Qatar. Intensive short courses will also be delivered by visiting lecturers. Assessment takes a variety of forms including: essays, portfolios, prepared practical work, individual and group project work, report writing, policy writing, presentations, peer assessment and the dissertation.

Graduates will be equipped to work in a wide network of settings including school libraries, libraries based in government ministries, and many more libraries in institutions such as museums and societies, and countless business libraries and archives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Knowledge Organisation and Access 
  • Research Methods in Information and Library Sciences
  • Reference and Information Services 
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

105 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • A second-class Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject from a UK university or an international qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Students should normally have a minimum of one year’s experience in a relevant field, but those who do not will be able to acquire relevant experience in a range of other ways.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21220 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9860 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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