University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Librarianship (professional enhancement programme)

During this course students will be introduced to the principles, disciplines and skills of librarianship.

Course modules

Core modules: management for library and information services; information retrieval: search engines and digital libraries; libraries, information and society; information resources and information literacy; dissertation; research methods and dissertation preparation. Optional modules including: e-business and e-commerce; e-government information; educational informatics; information literacy research; content management systems; digital multimedia libraries; research data management; researching social media; business intelligence; database design; healthcare information; human computer information interaction; archives and records management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays, reports, small projects, presentations, posters, group work and a research-based dissertation.

Sponsorship information

You may be eligible for a competitive studentship under the AHRC's Professional Preparation Masters scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 18 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 6 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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