Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Library and Information Management

Recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), this route prepares graduates of all disciplines for a career in the modern information society and its industries. The taught element is equivalent to a postgraduate diploma, and as a professional qualification enables progression to Chartership in your first professional post. Your study will focus on the principles for the organisation, retrieval and accessibility of information and on the strategic management of information organisations, such as libraries, the information landscape, for example online and on the web, and on the development of library services of all kinds. Successful completion of a dissertation develops your knowledge of the field and skills as a researcher resulting in the award of MA. You may undertake a placement, which we will help you to source, in information units, libraries and other relevant centres, including large corporations, local government, the National Health Service, financial and legal services. This will provide networking opportunities within the library, informations and media industries.

Course modules

Modules may include: Assessing information seeking behaviours; Digital rights; Dissertation; Evidence bases in library and information science; Information organisation and search; Information organisations and their management. Optional units: interactive search and interface design; Text and data technologies.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of coursework, including a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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