University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Information Management (professional enhancement programme)

This course aims to produce graduates who are information-literate with the technical know-how to design and manage information services. Students will also develop valuable transferable skills such as project management and effective, ethical research. Guest lecturers come from What Analytics, HSBC, Folksy, Premex, Intranet Focus and other companies.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in: librarianship, information studies, information systems and at least 2 years' relevant work experience; or an undergraduate degree in any subject area with a relevant professional qualification. 5 years' relevant work experience for applicants with degrees in other areas; or other qualifications and substantial relevant work experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: information and knowledge management; research methods and dissertation preparation; dissertation. Optional modules include: e-business and e-commerce; content management systems; digital multimedia libraries; information systems change management; researching social media; business intelligence.

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
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

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

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