UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Information Studies

This course is aimed at those wishing to broaden or deepen understanding of aspects of the information world at postgraduate level, or to prepare for doctoral studies. It is also aimed at mid-career information and cultural professionals who wish to develop their leadership, management and professional skill. Taught modules are delivered through lectures, seminars, groupwork and practicals. Research skills are developed through classes within the department and students are encouraged to take courses run by UCL Doctoral School.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class undergrauate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A 1st professional qualification and several years' relevant work experience is desirable.

Course modules

There are no core modules for this programme. Options include: Management of services, resources or systems; information and communication systems and technologies; adult learning and professional development; archives and records management; digital humanities; information services for specialist media or users; information sources, organisation and retrieval; publishing; cultural heritage.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of essays, reports, examination and practical assignments and by the dissertation and viva.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,770 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 17,190 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,385 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 8,775 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

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