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  Information and Library Studies (PgCert/PgDip/MSc)

Online Robert Gordon University    School of Creative and Cultural Business

Full time & Part time September, January PGDip, PGCert, MSc 12 months full-time; 32-33 months part-time
Business & Management (5) Information Services (20)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Information and Library Studies programme at Robert Gordon University. This dynamic online course offers a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, mirroring real-world workplace scenarios. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will delve into the significance of information in society, honing your abilities in information organization, management, and dissemination. The programme is structured into three stages, equipping you with the expertise to excel in professional tasks related to information enquiry, library management, and research execution. With a focus on independent learning, you will have access to the innovative CampusMoodle platform for a collaborative virtual learning experience. Additionally, the course provides academic support through the Inclusion Centre, ensuring a conducive learning environment for all students. Whether you aspire to be a Knowledge Manager, Information Assistant, or Programme Assistant, this programme opens doors to diverse career opportunities in the ever-expanding information industry. Join us and elevate your career prospects in the dynamic field of Information and Library Studies.

About the course

This online course will develop your critical, analytical thinking and practice oriented skills. It has been designed to replicate the environment found in the workplace by bringing together a mixture of theoretical and practical teaching methods.

You will explore the value of information to societies, how it is effectively organised, structured, managed and disseminated and the variety of sources and services.

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and practice your skills within real-life scenarios

You will learn a variety of research methods and techniques and you will be equipped with a broad range of managerial, professional and technological knowledge and skills.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

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Philip Davidson

This course is the perfect preparation for professional practice in an ever evolving and challenging sector. By providing enthusiastic and inspiring subject experts, modules with a strong understanding of ethical and professional fundamentals and experiences that replicate professional scenarios, a solid professional foundation is provided.

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