M.Sc. On Campus

Information Science

City, University of London

12 months
20400 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Information Science programme from City, University of London enables you to develop a career managing information across a range of organisations. You will gain a deep understanding of information resources, systems and services, and their relevance in society, enabling you to make the next step in your career.


Information Science is a broad, interdisciplinary field, which is relevant and applicable to all sectors. You’ll find many career opportunities across a variety of organisations that collect and process information of any kind.

Throughout your Information Science course at City, University of London you will benefit from meeting professionals already working in the field of information science, as well as those who come in to speak on our modules.


As a skilled and confident Information Science graduate with a deep understanding of information services and their relevance in society you will have the opportunity to work in organisations across the world that collect and process information.

Your career could start in:

  • academic or special libraries
  • research data management
  • data analysis
  • scientific, healthcare, business or media information services
  • content and records management
  • social media management
  • information architecture
  • information literacy training.


  • City’s Information Science course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Library and Information Science Foundation
  • Data Information Technologies and Applications
  • Information Organisation
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Management and Policy
  • Research Methods and Communication
  • Information Resources and Documentation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally hold a second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in any discipline, or have LIS related work experience.
Other suitable qualifications
  • If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £5,100
  • Overseas/EU: £10,200

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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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