Information School, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are the UK’s leading centre for information, data and knowledge management research and teaching. Our forward-thinking courses are fully accredited by CILIP and will equip you with the knowledge and skills required by employers.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
Our established MA Librarianship degree includes guest lectures from industry professionals and field visits. Through group work, you’ll hone your organisational and teamworking skills. We can also help you to develop leadership and management capabilities.
This CILIP-accredited course prepares you for a library career in a variety of sectors. Most applicants have around 12 months’ work experience but there is flexibility around this.
Please contact us if you have queries about your work experience. If you’re more experienced, you should take the Professional Enhancement Programme.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
You can expect a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical laboratory classes, group work, online discussion, case studies and lectures by visiting speakers.
This MA Librarianship course also includes visits to library and information service organisations.
You’ll be assessed using a wide variety of methods including essays, reports, small projects, in-class tests, presentations, posters, group work and a research-based dissertation.
You'll need at least a good second class degree in any subject.
You would normally be expected to have some library or related work experience. Most applicants have around 12 months' experience but we are flexible. Please contact us with any queries about your work experience.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.