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Library Science

City, University of London

12 months
20400 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Library Science programme from City, University of London aims to provide you with a deep understanding of collection-orientated institutions and services and their relevance in society. 


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
  • consultancy
  • special/heritage library
  • information services
  • publishing.
  • information literacy teaching/training.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

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.



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