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.
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.
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 is through a mixture of essays, reports, examination and practical assignments such as website design and the creation of indexing tools.
Arts and Humanities Research Council; Professional Vocational awards.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
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