Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Information Management

The course is vocational and practice-oriented, geared to people working (or aspiring to work) in libraries, archives, museums and other workplaces, such as business, government, legal, financial, media and publishing organisations, and other information and knowledge managers seeking a professional qualification. The course is taught by a combination of the department's full time staff and external experts from library services and related domains. The significant contribution of external experts in to the teaching of this course helps keep it topical and oriented towards practice.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent, with 2 years' work experience in a library. Non-graduates with substantial relevant work or other experience also considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: insight into information environments; user needs and information literacy; information organisation and access; collection management; knowledge management; personal and organisational management.

Assessment methods

Assessment in most modules is by a combination of written coursework and presentations or written exams. The dissertation is assessed by the supervisor and a 2nd marker. A work-based project may be available as a substitute for the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Self-funding; career development loans.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office
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+44 (0)117 32 83333