Library & Information Studies

University College Dublin


Course Name Library & Information Studies
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W006 W099
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MLIS
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MLIS FT (W006)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MLIS PT (W099)
Duration 2 Years
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration MLIS FT (W006): 1 year full-time
MLIS PT (W099): 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MLIS Library & Information Studies (W006) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8650
nonEU fee per year - € 21520

MLIS Library & Information Studies (W099) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5590
nonEU fee per year - € 10760...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should present with a primary (bachelor's) degree in any subject with an overall score of 2.1 or higher.

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

Names and contact details of two referees who ...


Expand+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 (No...

Course Summary In the MLIS programme, you will learn how to organise, curate, disseminate and communicate information in local and global contexts. You will learn how to store, retrieve, and share information by understanding, applying, and designing best practices, standards and systems in the information world. You can also tailor your study to suit your career aspirations in pathways such as academic librarianship, public information services, and cultural institutions.
Course Content

Expand+MLIS Library & Information Studies
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The Master of Library and Information Studies is designed to prepare university graduates for careers in the library and information profession.

In the MLIS programme...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes
• Articulate knowledge of the key concepts, theories, and issues in library and information studies
• Assess users’ needs in diverse information environments and meeting community and societal needs, including information b...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 Core
Management for Information Professionals IS40370
Org of Info, Cat & Metadata IS40520
Information & Reference Services IS40530
Applied Research Methods IS40940
Research and Practice in LIS IS41060

Stage 1 - Option
Archives and th...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
The Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) programme is accredited by Library Association of Ireland and is recognised internationally. Students are qualified to work as library and information professionals in the ...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Claire Nolan
Contact Number: +353 (0)1716 8360
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