Your course will enable you to examine the processes of information organisation, communication, access and provision, as well as considering library infrastructures and services from both historical and philosophical perspectives.
This Library Science course from City, University of London will prepare you for a career in collection related institutions and services. It is also ideal for those wishing to update their skills in this sector.
Library Science is a broad, interdisciplinary field, the principles and practice of which underpin today's information society.
With an emphasis on the use of new and emergent technologies; information resource description and organisation; methods of investigation and analysis; ethical, legal, and socio-political implications, and policy formulation, this course is an ideal foundation for a career in modern collection-based services.
As a skilled and confident Library Science graduate with an understanding of the principles and practices of the subject your career could start in:
- public library
- academic library
- special/heritage library
- information services
- information literacy teaching/training.
- Library and Information Science Foundation
- Data Information Technologies and Applications
- Information Organisation
- Digital Libraries
- Information Management and Policy
- Research Methods and Communication
- Libraries and Publishing
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesLibrary Science Area & Cultural Studies General Studies & Classics View 640 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
- 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.
- 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.
International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.