Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Information Management (Taught)

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Course summary

The course is vocational and practice-oriented, geared to people working (or aspiring to work) in libraries, archives, museums and other workplaces, such as business, government, legal, financial, media and publishing organisations, and other information and knowledge managers seeking a professional qualification. The course is taught by a combination of the department’s full time staff and external experts from library services and related domains. The significant contribution of external experts in to the teaching of this course helps keep it topical and oriented towards practice.

Course details


Information contexts: knowledge organisation; information and digital literacy; personal and organisational management. You also choose 2 optional 15 credit modules from: information and knowledge management; data management; designing the user experience; big data; cloud computing; linked, open data and the internet of things; machine learning and predictive analytics; social media and web science.

Assessment method

Assessment in most modules is through written coursework, portfolios, presentations and written exams. The supervisor and second marker will assess your dissertation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent, with 2 years' work experience in a library. Non-graduates with substantial relevant work or other experience also considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £14250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1
Channel Islands £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Self-funding; career development loans.

Provider information

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

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Additional information

Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30

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Information Management at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS