UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Library and Information Studies

The course provides the ideal foundation for career progression in library or information work. The programme offers students a wide range of up-to-date learning opportunities while helping to develop strong networks designed to enhance their employability. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, computer laboratory and classroom practicals, with a strong emphasis on active learning and the acquisition of practical skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Normally a year of full-time employment or its equivalent in a recognised library or information service.

Course modules

Core modules: Cataloguing and classification 1; collection management and preservation; information sources and retrieval; introduction to management; principles of computing and information technology; professional awareness. Students choose 2 of the following options: Advanced preservation; cataloguing and classification 2; digital resources in the humanities; electronic publishing; historical bibliography; individual approved study; information governance; knowledge representation and semantic technologies; manuscript studies; publishing today; records management; web publishing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of essays, reports, examination and practical assignments such as website design and the creation of indexing tools.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council; Professional Vocational awards.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7383 0557