It is designed to meet the requirements of those who are new to the subject as well as those who are seeking to enhance their existing levels of professional aptitude. It will develop your abilities with relevant academic knowledge and practical skills, preparing you for career opportunities within the field of Information Management.
What you will study
- Information Studies
- Information Dissemination
- Managing Information Services
- Knowledge Organisation
- Fieldwork Placement
- Research Methods
Plus 1 module from:
- Relational Database Systems
- Information Synthesis
- Knowledge Management Systems
Plus 1 module from:
- Records Management
- Information Governance
- Public Policy and Information
Dissertation In Semester 2, you will present a written research proposal for submission. This will normally form the basis for the Masters level dissertation. You will work independently but under tutorial supervision, to undertake the research and prepare the dissertation.
The course is ideal for students who possess an undergraduate honours degree in any discipline. Other qualifications and experience will be considered with entry being subject to the University's judgement that the person has reasonable expectation of being able to fulfil the requirements of the award.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Placements and accreditations
During the second semester you will undertake a four week placement within an appropriate organisation.
Information services, found in every type of organisation in the public and private sectors, continue to be major employers for graduates, and information management remains a buoyant employment sector. The course is validated by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).
Fees and bursaries
- New students: tbc for academic year 2010/11
- New students: entire course £8600 for academic year 2010/11
The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.
How to apply
All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online at http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline/
If you are a UK/EU student and would like a paper application form or further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an International Student and would like a paper application or further information, please contact email@example.com.