An information management degree can be taken at both the undergraduate and postgraduate study levels, with the most popular degree being a Master’s in Information Management. Undergraduate degrees in information management can take between 3 and 4 years to complete whilst postgraduate degree’s can be completed in 1-2 years of full time study.
Highlighted courses and degrees in information management
Throughout the course of an information management degree, students will cover a various amount of modules focused on the theory and practice behind information management. Some modules will focus on informational retrieval, web search, design and development of information systems, managing information systems, networking, knowledge organisation and database usage.
Entry requirements to an information management degree vary depending on the institution which you wish to apply to. If you are applying for an undergraduate degree you will be expected to have previous academic experience in a similar field. If you are an overseas student you may also be expected to provide a written letter of intent to support your application, or have a minimum IELTS score if English is not your first language.
If you do not meet the entry requirements you may want to consider a pathway course.
Graduates can obtain many roles related directly to the field of information management including IT consultant, network engineer, systems develop and analyst, technical support officer and information systems manager. Some graduates also enter roles where the knowledge of information management will be helpful but not compulsory. This can include roes in IT sales, management consultant and applications developer.
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