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Information and Library Studies MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

This internationally-recognised, professionally-accredited conversion degree will provide you with a pathway into a continuously-evolving and exciting profession which supports and underpins the economic fabric of society.

For international applicants, this CILIP-accredited degree offers reciprocal accreditation in countries including the USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and others. This means you can come to Scotland to study and work back home as a qualified information professional, or go abroad to work if you are from the UK.

Meeting the information needs of society is at the core of the work of the information professional. According to recent research from the learning company Pearson, the information profession will be one of the top in-demand careers in the UK and the USA through 2030.

This programme will provide you with a range of skills in high demand from employers. These include the ability to organise, synthesise, and make use of information for the advancement of society. Suitable for those holding an undergraduate degree from any discipline, the degree will prepare you for a wide range of positions in the information field.

Which department am I in?

Computer and Information Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£20,650.00 (US$ 24,911) per year
The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Some courses may accept a lower GPA and will take into consideration your supporting documents. Applications are made directly to Strathclyde for postgraduate study. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

For international students

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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