Taught course

Management of Library and Information Services

Aberystwyth University · Information Management, Libraries and Archives

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Entry requirements

A strong honours degree at undergraduate level

A minimum of five years experience at a middle or senior management level within an information or library service

Professional qualification in library and information studies, or library and information science qualification, equivalent to a UK accredited qualification or equivalent professional experience

Candidates with equivalent experience and qualifications will be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The demands placed upon managers in the library and information profession are increasingly complex. Library and information managers have to cope with rapid change and development. This CILIP accredited degree (Diploma and Masters) has been devised as a response to the needs of the profession for Continuing Professional Development: to help professional practitioners cope with the demands placed upon them, and to prepare mid-career practitioners for the next stage in their career. It is therefore not designed to provide the student with a first qualification in information and library studies, but to update and progress existing knowledge and qualifications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Sarah Higgins
+44 (0)1970 622188