A highly regarded and industry accredited degree, the Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers an in-depth understanding of information management in a contemporary context.
- Study with global leaders
With Charles Sturt University, you'll study with one of the world's leading providers of education for the information professions. Charles Sturt University has been educating and researching in information and library studies for more than 40 years. This experience means we are uniquely placed to design and deliver a highly effective and engaging online education.
- Choose your specialty
You'll have the flexibility to choose subjects from a range of specialisations, each reflecting the need for expertise across diverse sectors and institutions. Specialisations are available in children's librarianship, data management, information architecture, information and knowledge management, leadership, records and archives, and librarianship. You can also choose to study a general qualification so that you can take advantage of the array of subjects on offer.
- At your place and pace
Combine your studies with professional and personal demands. You can study anywhere and anytime as this course is delivered online and uses the latest tools and technologies to connect you to classmates and teaching staff.
As a graduate of this course, your range of career opportunities is broad, and includes libraries; research, government and corporate information centres; and the cultural heritage sector. Work in public libraries and other information agencies to provide effective services for children and youth. Help plan, organise and lead information management in large and small organisations. Deliver support in business, government, and other settings and use the latest technologies to create, share and use information. Deliver programs supporting literacy development or work to support research in academic and research organisations.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Foundations for Information Studies
- Information Sources and Services
- Professional Study Visit
- Professional Placement
- Management of Information Agencies
- Metadata and Resource Discovery
- The Information Society
- Research in Practice
- 18 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLibrary Science Informatics & Information Sciences
General requirementsProvider CRICOS 00005F
- A Bachelor’s or Master’s (or AQF equivalent) degree in any discipline.
- Work experience at a professional level of a minimum of 10 years full time equivalence in an information or cultural organisation such as an academic, public, school or corporate library, data or archival centre, government information agency, museum, gallery or other information or cultural organisation will be considered
International22960 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22960 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National21600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21600 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
Australian Government Scholarships for International Students: The Australian government offers various scholarships for international students to study at Australian universities
Emergency Equity Food Vouchers: Provides assistance to students in need of immediate support to purchase food and personal items
Research Scholarships: Higher Degree by Research Scholarships for new and existing students
Scholarships offered by other bodies: A range of scholarships are available from other bodies, across a range of disciplines available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students including research, equal opportunity, cultural, academic, equity, and sporting criteria
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!