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Library and Information Studies

University of Alberta

Master
36 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

In this inter-faculty joint degree Library and Information Studies program at the University of Alberta, students may complete the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree in conjunction with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This program typically extends over three years of full-time study. 

Overview

This Library and Information Studies program at the University of Alberta typically extends over three years of full-time study. 

Advisor/Supervisor

At the time of admission, each student is assigned a Program Advisor from both the School of Library and Information Studies and the Alberta School of Business who will each provide advice and counselling in adapting the combined MBA/MLIS program to match career goals and objectives. Students should also consult the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Graduate Program Manual, the University Calendar, and the Alberta School of Business website for additional information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Library and Information Studies
  • Organization of Information
  • Reference and Information Services
  • Introduction to Research
  • Business Skills Orientation (*0-credit, Mandatory Requirement)
  • Career Management Skills (*0-credit, Mandatory Requirement)
  • Introduction to Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Accounting Information and Internal Decision Making
  • Economic Foundations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

81 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

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.
88
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

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.

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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