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M.A. On Campus Online

Library and Information Studies

The University of the West Indies

24 months
Duration
15000 USD/year
3221 USD/year
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About

The M.A. in Library and Information Studies at The University of the West Indies aims to provide graduates with the opportunity to upgrade their qualifications to meet the demands of the modern information environment. 

Overview

Library and Information Studies at The University of the West Indies prepares students to effectively manage library and information units and organizations in different types of environments.

Careers

The Library and Information Studies program offered by The University of the West Indies prepares students for careers as librarians, heads of library systems and information specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology
  • Trends & Issues in the Library & Information Environment
  • Metadata & Resources Discovery
  • Legal Information Resource Management
  • Copyright Issues Affecting Caribbean Libraries & Information Services
  • Integrated Library Systems
  • Information, Communication & Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a Lower second class honours degree BA /B.Ed. (Library and Information Studies)
  • Previous work experience in a library will be an asset but is not compulsory.
  • Complete the online Application form
  • Original copies of your supporting documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3221 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3221 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries J$292,348
    • Non-Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries  J$495,907
    • NonContributing Countries  J$1,487,868

Funding

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