UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Library and Information Studies (UCL Qatar)

This programme aims to nurture a world-class cadre of library professionals and train the future leaders of the sector.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree in an appropriate subject from a UK university or an international qualification of an equivalent standard. Students should normally have a minimum of 1 year�s experience in a relevant field, but those who do not will be able to acquire relevant experience in a range of other ways.

Course modules

Core modules: cataloguing and classification i; collection management and presentation; information sources and retrieval; introduction to management; principles of computing and information technology; professional awareness; options:; the book in the world; digital resources in the humanities; information literacy education; interdisciplinary methods for the study of cultural heritage; introduction to archives and preservation; Islamic manuscripts; library systems and data management; services to children and young people.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes a variety of forms including: essays, portfolios, prepared practical work, individual and group project work, report writing, policy writing, presentations, peer assessment and the dissertation. There is also a written examination, attached to the professional awareness module, and accounting for 50 percent of the marks.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Georgetown Building (Qatar) Doha 23689

Get in touch

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
00974 4000 2700