We empower people to improve the way things work – by better understanding and managing the modern world's most valuable resource: information. We’re world leaders in research, learning and teaching in library and information management. We’ve been ranked first in every Research Assessment Exercise and we're one of the international group of world-leading iSchools. Our rich international community means that we’re a place where students feel welcome.

Postgraduate degrees

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Study a masters degree at the UK's top-rated library and information science department.

Work alongside world-leading researchers, and equip yourself for a career in the information age.

Postgraduate study

Research degrees

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PhD and MPhil research

Research Seminar series

Careers in information

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Our degrees open the door to a huge variety of rewarding careers. Where will yours take you?

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  • Rated top in every Research Assessment Exercise from 1989 to 2008
  • 95% satisfaction rating from our students in the 2012 NSS
  • 99 out of 100 in the Times Good University Guide 2012

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