An MA in Information Studies at University College Dublin is excellent preparation for the workplace, or for further graduate research.
The UCD School of Information and Communication Studies strives to educate students to become the leaders, policy makers, and designers of information systems and services in the evolving information society.
The Master of Information Studies The programme provides opportunities for a broader and deeper understanding of the discipline of Information Studies.
The values are achieved through a customised programme of taught modules, independent study, research practice with academic staff, and a thesis on one of the core areas of the field: information behaviour; information and society; information management and digital libraries; or information sharing and collaboration. Students also develop important intellectual, cognitive and transferable skills in relation to communication, IT, academic writing, and research. The programme can prepare students for further research at MLitt or PhD level.
An MA in Information Studies is excellent preparation for the workplace, or for further graduate research.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Information behaviour;
- Information and society;
- Information management and digital libraries;
- And information sharing and collaboration.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences View 17 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A primary degree in Information Studies, or congnate discipline (Second class honours or higher).
- 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.
- Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your suitability, intellectual ability, and motivation
International19900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7920 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7920 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
- EU fee per year - € 5115
- nonEU fee per year - € 9950
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.