M.Sc. On Campus

Library and Information Science

University of Santo Tomas

12 months
1156 EUR/year
1156 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


We are a Catholic institution of learning dedicated to advancing the frontiers of knowledge in the theoretical and applied fields through quality graduate education that is comprehensive and responsive to the needs of society. We offer a Library and Information Science degree at University of Santo Tomas. 


We are committed to the formation of scholars and high-quality professionals who are ethical, competent, compassionate, and committed to the service of their respective professions, the Church, the nation, and the global community.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the MA in Library and Information Science at University of Santo Tomas, the graduate will be able to:

  • The learner will have demonstrated the ability to do technical works (cataloguing, indexing, abstracting, and etc. ) in the field of library and information science.
  • The learner will apply creative and critical thinking skills in addressing issues in librarianship and information science and research capabilities in analysing, interpreting, evaluating, synthesizing, disseminating and/or applying theoretical and practical knowledge on the different aspects of library and information science.
  • The learner will have demonstrated the competence in the preparation of proposals and innovative programs for the strategic management and exhibited positive attitude and ethical values that contribute to the success of the library organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation Of Library and Information Science 
  • Advanced Collection Management 
  • Advanced Library Management 
  • Organization of Recorded Knowledge and Information 
  • Archives and Records Management
  • Advanced Information Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form 
  • Two (2) Referral Forms: 1) from the current immediate superior or Dean; and 2) from a professor in a specialization / major subject 
  • Personal Data Sheet 
  • TOEFL English Proficiency 
  • a photocopy (but duly certified true) of latest Transcript of Records 
  • one (1) colored, passport-size, recent photo 
  • any document(s) attesting to passing the Bar / Board Exam, or being a scholar of any agency (optional) 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1156 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 578 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1156 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 578 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • 32,715 PHP

Living costs for Manila

25000 - 42000 PHP /month
Living costs

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


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.

Our partners

Library and Information Science
University of Santo Tomas


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!