City, University of London
This programme is for students with a first degree or equivalent in any discipline, who have an interest in information communication, and who would like to start or develop a career in information management. It is also suitable for professionals wishing to update their knowledge and skills within the discipline. Information Science is a broad discipline, and it appeals to curious students who enjoy analysing, understanding, communicating and sharing information, and who like working with information architecture and technologies.
MSc: 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. Previous relevant professional experience is also considered. INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City, University of London means guaranteed progression to this degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all four components).
Core modules: Library and Information Science Foundation (15 credits); Digital Information Technologies and Architecture (15 credits); Information Organisation (15 credits); Information Retrieval (15 credits); Information Management and Policy (15 credits); Research Methods and Communication (15 credits); Information Resources and Documentation (15 credits). Elective modules: Libraries and Publishing in the Information Society (15 credits); Information law and policy (15 credits); Independent study (15 credits); Web applications development (15 credits); Data Visualisation (15 credits).
Assessment on all components is usually by individual coursework assignment. The course involves study of 7 core modules and 1 elective module, plus a dissertation.
UK/EU applicants - Computer Science Scholarships of £2,000. International Student Scholarships of £2,000. City, University of London Graduate Loyalty Discount of £2,500. Hyams Bursary: A bursary of £3,500 is available for one MSc Information Science student. The Alex McVitty Memorial Award: The Memorial Award provides financial assistance of £1,500 towards living expenses.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||15,500 per Whole course (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||7,750 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||7,500 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Northampton Square||EC1V 0HB||London|
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