The Information Studies School at McGill University educates individuals who make a difference in the management and design of information resources, services, and systems, finding better ways to manage, organize, access, disseminate, use, and preserve information and recorded knowledge from a human-centred perspective. As the pioneer school of its kind in Canada, SIS has been offering programs at McGill since 1897, with continuous accreditation of professional programs by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1929.
The School offers programs at the graduate level, including a Master of Information Studies and Ph.D. in Information Studies. For more information about current program offerings, please visit the School's website at www.mcgill.ca/sis/programs.
Research at the School is conducted in the broad domain of human-information interaction (HII), which includes three research areas:
- human-computer interaction;
- information behaviour and services; and
- information and knowledge management.
Research projects address such topics as data mining, digital curation, information classification, information preservation, knowledge management, multisensory information, and user experience.
- Foundations of Information Studies
- Integrating Research and Practice
- Organization of Information
- Information System Design
- Information Behaviour and Resources
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Online application and application fee
- Letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Writing sample/portfolio
- A research supervisor
- Study permits/student visas
International18110 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9055 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National7940 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3970 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- Local: 1272 CAD
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