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Information Systems

Grad Dip Information Systems, is about capturing, organising, protecting, archiving, and appropriately disseminate 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.

Careers or further progression

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

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Claire Nolan
Contact Number: +353 (0) 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

Stage 1 - Option:

Human Language Technologies
COMP40020

Human Computer Interaction
COMP40630

Introduction to Cognitive Science
COMP47230

Web Publishing
IS30020

Current Trends in Social Computing
IS30290

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
IS40620

Digital Curation: Core Concepts
IS40630

Comment

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

Application date

FT (W329), PT (W330)
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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