Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning), M.A. | Part time online | University of Sheffield | United Kingdom
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Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning)

24 months
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6035 GBP/year
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Gain an in-depth understanding of managerial and ethical issues involved in leading and supporting physical and digital library services and developmental initiatives. At University of Sheffield, the Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) MA and PG Diploma awards are CILIP accredited. 

Overview

This Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) course at University of Sheffield will introduce you to the best current thinking and practice, and equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter this fast-developing sector. You'll learn core competencies in IT, management and information handling, together with a wide range of specialisms.

Key Features  

  • The skills of librarians and information specialists are essential to identify, control, organise and make accessible the ever-increasing amounts of information available in paper, digital and multimedia formats. 
  • You'll be prepared for a professional role in areas ranging from public service to business.

Accreditation

  • This course is accredited by CILIP

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Libraries, Information and Society
  • Information Literacy 
  • Leadership, Strategy and Change
  • Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Personal and Professional Development Portfolio
  • Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements are flexible. You’ll need a combination of a good second-class honours degree and around 12 months’ information-related practical work experience.
  • If you don’t have a degree but your professional experience is extensive, you might be able to take the postgraduate certificate or diploma and upgrade to the MA later.
  • IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6035 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6035 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • Three-year MA £4,023 each year

Funding

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Available Scholarships

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Various benefits
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The Aziz Foundation Scholarship
Need-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
9840 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Sanctuary Scholarships
Need-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Gaza-Palestine Postgraduate Taught Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Sir Sze-yuen Chung Postgraduate Merit Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
International Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
NCUK Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based

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UK Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship Scheme set up with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
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Anglo-Norse Scholarship Scheme set up with the Royal College of Music
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
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Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amber Scholarship For September Intake
Merit-based Need-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Merit-based Need-based

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DFID/UK Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Government of the United Kingdom
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
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Rapid Formations
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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PlagiarismSearch
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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