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Information Systems

MSc Information Systems
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MSc in Information Systems is about capturing, organising, protecting, archiving, and appropriately disseminating information critical to an organization’s success.

- UCD School of Information & Library Studies is an active member of the iSchools consortium – a global collection of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field and sharing a fundamental interest in the relationships between information, people, and technology.

Entry requirements

- This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in any discipline. An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required.

- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Number of credits

90 credits

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Graduates will be qualified to work in industry, government, universities and NGOs in roles such as:

•Web content manager
•Social media manager
•Webmaster
•Knowledge management analyst
•Digital publisher
•Information architect

Related Programmes
MSc Computer Science (Conversion) FT
MLIS FT
MA Information Studies FT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Claire Nolan
Contact Number: +353 0 1 716 7055

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Information Architecture: Designing the Web
IS30050
Quantitative Data Analysis
IS30330
Management for Information Professionals
IS40370
Research Methods
IS40590
Foundations of Info Studies
IS40600
UXD: User-Centered Design
IS40610
Thesis
IS40710

Stage 1 - Option
Human Language Technologies
COMP40020
Human Computer Interaction
COMP40630
Introduction to Cognitive Scie
COMP47230
Web Publishing
IS30020
Current Trends in Social Computing
IS30320
Managing Information Technology for Information Professionals
IS30340
People, Information & Communication: Our Information Behaviour
IS40030
System Analysis & Design
IS40500
Digital Libraries
IS40560
Research Study
IS40580
Digital Curation Tools

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Application date

FT (W267), PT (W268)
Deadline: Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

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