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Library and Information Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Science in Library and Information Management [MSc(LIM)] programme is designed to prepare candidates from all backgrounds and occupations for professional work in the fastest-growing area of the economy, the information sector. 

About

The programme provides an opportunity to develop leadership capacities in library and information management.

The MSc(LIM) has a modular programme structure, including taught modules, project and dissertation work.

The programme extends over one academic year of full-time study or between two and four years of part-time study.

Programme Structure

For more information visit the university website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Full Time (normally one year, up to a maximum of two years)

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum of four years, with classes on weekday evenings and/or Saturday afternoons)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
  • For admission, only TOEFL or IELTS scores recorded in the two years before the date of application will be considered.
  • Satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20574 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5380 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Local Students
  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 161,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/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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