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Library & Information Studies

GradDip Library & Information Studies

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies programme is designed to prepare university graduates for professional careers in library and information work. It gives students access to a wide range of careers in libraries and the information industry.

It has an inter-disciplinary content, spanning both theory and practice.

It is open to graduates of all disciplines.

Who should apply?

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
The Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies provides students with an opportunity for advanced graduate study and an introduction to research in Information and Library Studies.

Entry requirements

Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies (GradDIpLIS)

You will need:
A primary (bachelor's) degree in any subject.

A minimum of 6 weeks experience working in a library or information environment.

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.

Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation.

Duration

W041: 1 year full-time, W098: 2 years part-time.

Number of credits

60

Careers or further progression

Where can I go?
Our Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies (PgDIpLIS) programme allows students to earn degrees that are accredited by professional organisations. These degrees qualify students to work as library and information professionals. The Masters in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree has greater international recognition and is the recommended qualification for those students who are eligible to apply for it.

Further enquiries

Claire Nolan
Tel: 01 716 7055
email: claire.nolan@ucd.ie

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Org of Info, Cat & Metadata IS40520

Information & Reference Services IS40530

Research Methods IS40590

Foundations of Info Studies IS40600

Stage 1 - Option

Archives sustainability and preservation management ARCV40030

Archives and their Users - Advocacy and the Archives Gateway ARCV40040

Web Publishing IS30020

Information Architecture: Designing the Web IS30050

Cybersociety? Technology, Culture and Communication IS30070

Current Trends in Social Computing IS30320

Quantitative Data Analysis IS30330

Managing Information Technology for Information Professionals IS30340

People, Information & Communication: Our Information Behaviour
IS40030

Management for Information Professionals IS40370

Research Practice IS40390

The Information Professional as Teacher and Collaborator IS40480

System Analysis & Design IS40500

Digital Libraries IS40560

Children & Youth Info Services IS40570

Research Study IS40580

UXD: User-Centered Design IS40610

Digital Curation Tools IS40620

Digital Curation:Core Concepts IS40630

Comment

The GradDipLIS programme is designed to prepare university graduates for professional careers in library and information work.

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

Grad Dip Library & Information Studies FT (W041)

Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

Grad Dip Library & Information Studies PT (W098)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
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.

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

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