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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Information Services

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    Full-time: 2 years (Part-time available)

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    Tuition per year: Canadian $4,719.93, International $8,270.58

  • Last Updated

    14 May 2017

Course content

Mission Statement: The MLIS program prepares professionals to exercise creativity, integrity and leadership in designing, implementing and promoting programs and systems for the creation, organization, management, preservation and effective use of information and collections. Graduates of the MLIS program go on to careers as librarians, information managers, researchers, analysts, interaction designers, web content specialists, and more.

The MLIS degree program offers a wide range of courses and is highly customizable based on specific student interests. Areas of particular focus include the following:
- Information sources and services
- Digital resource management
- Human-information interaction
- Information analysis and management
- Services and management of information organizations
- Youth services and literature

Program Overview

The Master of Library and Information Studies, which gives its graduate professional stature, is accredited by the American Library Association and is one of some fifty in North America, including seven in Canada. Graduates employed in academic, public, school, special libraries, or other information agencies combine work with information and its users with some aspects of supervision knowledge management services. Graduates work in libraries and a wide variety of positions involving the uses of information in their broadest context; many are self-employed.

Quick Facts

- Degree: Master of Library and Information Studies
- Specialization: Library and Information Studies
- Subject: Information Technology
- Mode of delivery: On campus
- Program components: Coursework + Options
- Faculty: Faculty of Arts
- School: School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Visit the Library and Information Studies (MLIS) page on the University of British Columbia website for more details!






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