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Library and Information Management

The University of Hong Kong

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Library and Information Management [MSc(LIM)] programme at The University of Hong Kong is designed to prepare candidates from all backgrounds and occupations for professional work in the fastest-growing area of the economy, the information sector.

Overview

The Faculty is a member of the iSchools. We offer a master degree in Library and Information Management at The University of Hong Kong. We are recognised as the information professional who possesses the expertise of understanding of the users and users of information, the nature of information itself, as well as information technologies and their applications.   

We are the only institution in Hong Kong joined the iSchools along with other top-tier members such as University College London, University of California-Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Toronto.

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (normally one year, up to a maximum of two years)
  • Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum of four years)
  • Classes normally will be held on weekdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and on Saturday mornings and afternoons at HKU Campus.  Some day-time classes will be held on weekdays.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
  • hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
  • satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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