Research course


Aberystwyth University · Information Management, Libraries and Archives

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd-class degree is required to study for a PhD/MPhil.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

International reputation with students from throughout Britain and the world. The department has a student population of over 700 and is the largest of its kind in Britain and among the largest in Europe. The specialisms of its academic staff cover most aspects of contemporary information and library studies.

Department specialisms

Information Management; Information Needs Analysis; Information Retrieval; Social History of Libraries; Publishing; Health Information Management; Information in the Education Sector; Marketing and Information.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

PT attendance by negotiation.

Course contact details

Prof. David Ellis
+44 (0)1970 622156