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Information Studies (with specialisations)

18 months
22720 AUD/year
21600 AUD/year
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Join a global leader in the world of information and library studies with the Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University. Delivered online, this course is available for study anywhere and anytime with the flexibility to choose subjects from a range of specialisations.  


This Information Studies (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University is an accredited qualification offering a global gateway into a broad range of employment options in the library, information and cultural sectors. With a four-decade history in developing research and delivering information and library education, Charles Sturt University produces more than half of Australia's specialists in this field.

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.  

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.

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Library Services for Children and Young Adults
  • Leadership in Library Services to Children and Young Adults
  • Literature and Other Resources for Children and Young Adults
  • Literature Across the Curriculum
  • Social Networking for Information Professionals  
  • Community Outreach

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s (or AQF equivalent) degree in any discipline, OR
  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22720 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    21600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 18 months.


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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