Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Information and Library Studies

This course brings together a mixture of theory and practice that replicates activities found in the workplace. It attaches strong importance to producing creative and reflective practitioners and prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities, ranging from traditional librarianship to information management and research. A variety of research methods and techniques are taught and our students are equipped with a broad range of managerial, professional and technological knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

The course is ideal for students who possess an undergraduate Honours degree in any discipline. Other qualifications and experience will be considered with entry being subject to the University's judgement that the person has reasonable expectation of being able to fulfil the requirements of the award. In certain circumstances, students with ordinary degrees who have extensive appropriate work-experience within the sector can be admitted to a particular course. All international students, for whom English is not their 1st language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Information studies; digital age; cataloguing and classification; knowledge organisation; managing library services; professional fieldwork placement; research methods; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,160 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland
Online/Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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01224 262209