Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Management of Library and Information Services (distance-learning)

This course has been devised as a response to the needs of the profession for continuing professional development, to help professional practitioners cope with the demands placed upon them, and to prepare mid-career practitioners for the next stage in their career. It is therefore not designed to provide the student with a 1st qualification in information and library studies, but to update and progress existing knowledge and qualifications.

Entry requirements

Honours degree and a professional qualification in library and information studies, or library and information science, or equivalent; with at least 5 years' experience at a middle or senior management level within an information or library service (dependent on level and range of experience); pre-defined information communication technology (ICT) skills and access to a computer linked to the internet; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet-based).

Course modules

Modules include: research and evaluation methods in information systems; studies in management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

There is a variety of assignments in part 1, including reports, presentations, essays, critical reviews and case studies which enable students to relate theoretical knowledge to their own workplace. Part 2, is assessed on the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Candidates are usually self-funded or employer sponsored.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Whole course (England) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Whole course (International) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Whole course (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Whole course (Wales) 36 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Information Studies
Telephone number: 
01970 622069