A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A first professional qualification and several years' relevant work experience is desirable.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
This MRes is aimed at those wishing to broaden or deepen understanding of aspects of the information world at postgraduate level, or to prepare for doctoral studies. It is also aimed at mid-career information and cultural professionals who wish to develop their leadership, management and professional skill.
UCL Information Studies is unique in the UK with programmes spanning archives, records management, information studies and systems, digital humanities and publishing. Students have unparalleled opportunities for cross-domain engagement and the opportunity to work with other departments at UCL.
Students benefit from UCL's central London location, and many premier information and cultural institutions are within easy reach. Staff are experts in their field and closely involved with the professional bodies and companies, supporting students in building contacts and widening experience.
Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years;
Fees and funding
Fee UK/EU Full-time: GBP4,915; Overseas Full-time: GBP19,010;
Qualification and course duration
Taught modules are delivered through lectures, seminars, groupwork and practicals. Research skills are developed through classes within the department and students are encouraged to take courses run by UCL Doctoral School. Assessment is through a mixture of essays, reports, examination and practical assignments and by the dissertation and viva voce.
Course contact details
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