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Information and Library Studies

Aberystwyth University

12 months
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15500 GBP/year
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About

The Information and Library Studies MA degree offered at Aberystwyth University will equip you to fulfil the essential role that companies and professional bodies need to compete effectively in a fast-moving national and international business environment.

Overview

The Information and Library Studies MA degree offered at Aberystwyth University boasts library resources amongst the best in Europe.

Our Staff

Department of Information Management, Libraries & Archives lecturers are either qualified to PhD level or work in areas of the subject where professional practices are the focus. Many of the staff engage in research relevant to the theoretical and practical development of the discipline and the associated professions.

Employability

Qualification: MA/Diploma in Information and Library Studies

Our alumni include a number of current and former national librarians (Scotland, Wales, Malta and Malaysia), the first black national librarian in South Africa, and the former Director of the Bureau for Library and Information Services at the United Nations.

In addition to the traditional library and information service sector, our graduates also go on to work as:

  • Information Officers
  • Information Managers
  • Information Systems Officers
  • Information Analysts
  • Computer Systems Officers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Organisation and Retrieval 
  • Information Services: Planning for Delivery 
  • Information and Society 
  • Collection Management 
  • Studies in Management 
  • Collections Care
  • Digital Collection Development

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree (in any discipline) at undergraduate level plus a minimum of 6 weeks’ relevant work experience. Candidates with equivalent experience and qualifications will be considered.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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