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Information and Library Studies MSc

Robert Gordon University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Online/Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course has multiple study modes and will develop your critical, analytical thinking and practice oriented skills. It has been designed to replicate the environment found in the workplace by bringing together a mixture of theoretical and practical teaching methods. You will explore the value of information to societies, how it is effectively organised, structured, managed and disseminated and the variety of sources and services. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and practice your skills within real-life scenarios. You will learn a variety of research methods and techniques and you will be equipped with a broad range of managerial, professional and technological knowledge and skills. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. The information industry continues to expand, providing a wide range of opportunities for graduates equipped with a broad range of managerial, professional and technological knowledge and skills. This course prepares you to work in or enhance your career in all aspects of the information sector. There are many opportunities arising from developments in networking and multimedia information services within commercial and educational establishments. Our graduates now work in all parts of the sector, ranging from traditional librarianship to information management and research.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,620overall cost

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

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