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Information Studies

University College Dublin

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
7920 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts Information Studies at University College Dublin provides an opportunity for graduate study and research in Information Studies. 

Overview

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.

Career

An MA in Information Studies is excellent preparation for the workplace, or for further graduate research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Information behaviour;
  • Information and society;
  • Information management and digital libraries;
  • And information sharing and collaboration.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

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

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.

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