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Library and Information Science at City

Library and Information Science courses at City are designed to help individuals gain a world-class academic postgraduate degree providing them with the essential skills and knowledge required to further their career in library work and modern information communication.

We welcome student from all backgrounds who have an interest in entering, or progressing within, the information professions. Our teaching emphasises both traditional and digital media, engagement with digital scholarship and outreach.

We benefit enormously from our London location, with ready access to a wealth of collections, exhibitions and colleagues, which inspires innovation and creative thinking.

Our programmes are designed for busy individuals and tailored to fit around a full-time working schedule. Students can complete the programme either full-time over 12 months or part-time over 24 - 28 months with teaching on one day of the week.

Both courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). CILIP accredited courses are recognised by the American Library Association (ALA) and The Australian Library and Information Association, which means that our graduates are qualified to apply for posts requiring professional level qualifications in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Click on one of the programmes below to find out more or register your interest in Library and Information Science at City to be invited to our next online information session.

Library Science MA/MSc

Ideal for anyone who would like to work in a library, or similar collection-orientated organisation. It is also suitable for anyone wishing to update their knowledge and skills, in order to progress a career based around collections and services within galleries, libraries, museums and archives.

Information Science MSc

Designed for individuals who would like to start or develop a career working with digital technologies and media to manage information resources, systems and services. The course is also ideal for professionals wishing to update their knowledge and skills within the information sector.