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Library and Information Science (Digital Library and Information Services)

University of Boras

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
9056 EUR/year
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The overall goal of the Library and Information Science (Digital Library and Information Services) programme from University of Boras is to equip the students with knowledge required in professional work with and for development and management of digital collections and information services in different types of libraries and other cultural, research, business, and public organisations.

Overview

Programme addresses the students with the Bachelors degree (or an equivalent education) and is related to the research profile of the institution as well as to the advanced problems within the area of digital libraries and information services.

The programme

The programme seeks both to provide in-depth knowledge and individual specialisation that could be comparable with similar international education programmes.

Through national and international collaboration the programme prepares the students for research education within the area. In addition to the learning outcomes required by the Swedish higher education law, the students after graduating from the Information Science (Digital Library and Information Services) programme from University of Boras will:

  • be able to understand and explain the modern library and information science research, especially, in the area of digital libraries and information services, and have ability to apply its results for the needs of various target groups
  • be able to use different theoretical perspectives in the organisations that require and exploit advanced competence in the area of digital libraries and information services and apply abstract knowledge to specific cases and problems
  • have knowledge and skills to develop strategies for digital information services in co-operation with other specialists and implement these strategies
  • Be able to assess, evaluate and conduct applied research tasks independently and in co-operation with different other stakeholders
  • Be able to plan and conduct independently basic training for the users of digital information services
  • Have theoretical and methodological knowledge that provides foundation for research education within the area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital library management
  • Users and information activities in digital environments
  • Interaction design
  • Information retrieval for digital libraries
  • Technology of digital libraries
  • Digitising cultural heritage material
  • Digital library research methods
  • Technology of digital libraries
  • Information retrieval for digital libraries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

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.
90
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

Bachelor´s degree in Library and Information Science or another humanities, social science, natural science or technical science or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9056 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18113 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • 180,000 SEK full tuition fee.
  • EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.

Funding

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