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Postgraduate Diploma Information and Library Studies

University of Strathclyde

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. On completion this course leads to MSc in Information and Library Studies.

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  • Organisation of Knowledge
  • Information Retrieval & Access
  • Information Law
  • Library Technology & Systems
  • Human Information Behaviour
  • Information Analysis
  • Libraries, Information & Society
  • Research Methods
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    £20,650 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    9 Month


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time