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.
MA: You will normally have an undergraduate UK honours degree (or international or professional equivalent) in any discipline. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.
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 takes the form of coursework, including a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2019||-||3 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||M15 6BH||North West|
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