Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a lower second class honours degree, the equivalent from an international institution or an equivalent professional qualification. Previous relevant professional experience is also considered. Other Suitable Qualifications: INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City University London means guaranteed progression to this degree. The usual minimum entrance require

Months of entry


Course content

This course, taught at City since 1967, is especially suitable for those interested in information provision in particular subject domains, such as healthcare, law or business and in the use of technology to handle information within these areas.
The course focuses on information; its origins, organisation, flows and use and its changing nature and impact on society.

Information for international students

Applicants should have good professional English in order to understand and produce literature of a complex technical nature. For students whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 600 (250 computer-based version) is required.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £8,000, Part-time EU: £4,000 per year, Full-time Non EU: £14,500, Part-time Non EU: £7,250 per year
Scholarships and bursaries: The School offers a range of generous scholarships and bursaries to applicants for this course: UK/EU applicants - Information Science Scholarships of £1,000, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, International Student Scholarships of £2,000, Other scholarships, bursaries and prizes.
Scholarships: Hyams Bursary, The Alex McVitty Memorial Award

Qualification and course duration


part time
28 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30

Course contact details

Course Officer
+44 (0) 20 7040 0248
+44 (0) 20 7040 0233