Library & Information Management - Online

Ulster University - Belfast

Library & Information Management - Online

This course is designed for library and information professionals in:
• The public and private sectors
• Schools, colleges, or universities
• Specialist libraries or information units

It draws on the direct experience of leaders in the library and information world to provide up-to-date and relevant insight into the key issues facing information services as they relate to:
• The wider learning community
• The strategic goals of the parent institution
• The promotion of lifelong learning in a knowledge-based society

The course also benefits from the active involvement of the university library in the provision of learning resources and direct support to students.

The course enhances professional development, preparing you for employment in a wide range of organisations and businesses, working in the field of library and information services.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Year one
• The Library in its Environment
• Improving Library Practice

Year two
• Leadership in Libraries for the future
• Research Design and Initiation

Year three
• Dissertation

Entry requirements

Standard entry conditions
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

Entry Requirements
To be eligible to apply for a postgraduate degree course, you must;
• provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grades A-C or equivalent); and
• hold an Honours degree from a UK or Republic of Ireland or from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from another institution which has been recognised by the Senate for this purpose; or
• hold an equivalent standard in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Postgraduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and
• satisfy additional requirements as described in the prospectus entry for your chosen course; or
• provide evidence of your ability to study at postgraduate level through the accreditation of your experience or learning.

Students are also expected to be working in a library/information environment for the duration of the course.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").


This course is taught online so you can study where you want, when you want.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2024

Post Course Info

Career options
The Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Library and Information Management prepare individuals for professional library and information careers.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7,Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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