M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Information Management

University College Dublin

12 months
19900 EUR/year
7920 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Digital Information Management from University College Dublin (UCD) aims to train future professionals on how to tackle the challenging issues in maintenance of digital information. 


Career Opportunities

Digital Information Management skills can be applied in a varitey of fields and complements degrees in science, arts, business and law.

Almost one thousand international companies use Ireland as their European base including Google, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo, Apple, Adobe, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and Intel. 

The different tracks structure allow students to develop additional knowledge to specialise their digital information management learning for a specific setting. All three tracks include 35 credits of core modules that cover basic digital information management knowledge and skills.

Digital Information Management from University College Dublin Outcomes

  • Summarize the challenges and approaches to maintaining digital material.
  • Outline the key requirements and standards for digital information management.
  • Describe the elements of the digital curation lifecycle and other relevant models.
  • Develop and apply policies and standards for and associated with stages of the digital curation lifecycle.
  • Construct plans for maintaining digital material in different environments.
  • Analyze different applications of the digital curation lifecycle to simulated events.
  • Compare, contrast, and utilise tools for managing digital information over time.
  • Justify the need for digital information management practices in a variety of environments.
  • Communicate the need for long term access to digital material to different audiences.
  • Choose the appropriate method for maintaining different types of digital material.
  • Manage different aspects of a digital curation project.
  • Understand digital information management in a specialised sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing IT for Information Professionals 
  • Digital Curation: Core Concepts 
  • Digital Curation Tools 
  • Research Data Management 
  • Communication and Outreach for Digital Information Management 
  • Digital Libraries  
  • Research Methods 
  • Internship OR Digital Information Management Thesis 
  • Web Publishing
  • UXD
  • Quantitative Data Anaylsis
  • The Digital Self

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8) with a minimum upper second class honours or international equivalent is required. 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7920 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • EU fee per year - € 5115
  • nonEU fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /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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