University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Information Management

This CILIP-accredited course focuses on the theoretical and practical skills you need for a career in information management. The aim is to make you into the kind of person employers are looking for: information literate with the technical know-how to develop, design and manage information systems. You'll acquire valuable transferable skills such as presentation and report writing. We can help develop your skills as an information leader. If you're an experienced professional, you could consider taking the Professional Enhancement Programme.

Course modules

Core modules Dissertation; Information and Knowledge Management; Information Governance and Ethics; Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries; Information Systems in Organisations; Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation. Examples of optional modules Including: Database Design Information Systems Change Management; Researching Social Media; Digital Advocacy; Business Intelligence; Academic and Workplace, Library, Information and Knowledge Services; Human Computer Information Interaction; Archives and Records Management: Information Systems Project Management; E-Business and E-Commerce; Information Literacy Research; Content Management Systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a wide variety of methods including essays, reports, small projects, in-class tests, presentations, posters, group work and a research-based dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 - 4 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Management School S10 1FL Yorkshire and the Humber

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