Taught course

Information Management

Institution
University of Sheffield · Information School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You’ll need at least a good 2:2 in any subject.

If you don’t have a first degree, but you have other qualifications and relevant work experience, you may be able to take the PGDip or PGCert.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is CILIP accedited

This CILIP-accredited course focuses on the theoretical and practical skills you need for a career in information management.The aim is to make you into the kind of person employers are looking for: information literate with the organisational and technical know-how to design, implement, and manage information environments in support of organisational goals.

You’ll acquire valuable transferable skills such as presentation and report writing. We can help develop your skills as an information leader.

If you’re an experienced professional, you could consider taking the Professional Enhancement Programme.

Professional Enhancement Programme
The Professional Enhancement Programme is designed for experienced professionals. The emphasis is on helping you re-evaluate the way you work in the context of new and emerging ideas. As an experienced professional, you’ll take fewer core modules than students who are starting from scratch. This leaves you free to choose more optional modules, so you can focus on what’s most relevant to you in your job.

You can expect a mix of:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Practical laboratory classes
  • Group work
  • Online discussion
  • Case studies
  • Lectures by visiting speakers

You'll be assessed using a wide variety of methods including:

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Small projects
  • In-class tests
  • Presentations
  • Posters
  • Group work
  • Research-based dissertation

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
6 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
informationschool-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2646