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Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning)

University of Sheffield

M.A. Online
24 months
Duration
5250 GBP/year
5250 GBP/year
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About

Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) degree offered at University of Sheffield focuses on the creation, management and use of information, and the role that libraries and information services play in different parts of society.

Overview

Library and Information Services Management (Distance Learning) degree offered at University of Sheffield focuses on the creation, management and use of information, and the role that libraries and information services play in their communities. On the course, you will develop core skills and expertise to support your career development. You will learn about key strategic, operational and ethical issues involved in leading and supporting physical and digital library and information services. The course covers the latest theory and good practice.

Course description

The programme will enable you to apply what you learn in your working life immediately and also bring your professional experience to bear on your learning. It is taught completely online to fit around your other commitments, but at the same time encourages you to interact with fellow professionals on the course as well as with expert teaching staff and guest lecturers. And you can study from anywhere in the world.

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

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
Required

English requirements

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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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