UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course provides the ideal foundation for career progression in library or information work. The programme offers students a wide range of up'to'date learning opportunities while helping to develop strong networks designed to enhance their employability. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, computer laboratory and classroom practicals, with a strong emphasis on active learning and the acquisition of practical skills.

Course Modules

Core modules: Cataloguing and classification 1; collection management and preservation; information sources and retrieval; introduction to management; principles of computing and information technology; professional awareness. Students choose 2 of the following options: Advanced preservation; cataloguing and classification 2; digital resources in the humanities; electronic publishing; historical bibliography; individual approved study; information governance; knowledge representation and semantic technologies; manuscript studies; publishing today; records management; web publishing.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Normally a year of full'time employment or its equivalent in a recognised library or information service.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip