The MSc in Information Studies (IS) programme builds foundational skills across the breadth of the information studies field and provides opportunities for students to take courses in the following two categorisations:
Library Science: Focuses on providing essential knowledge applicable in an type of librray or information management jobs.
Informaion Analytics: Focuses on using methods, tools and frameworks to manage, analyse and derive insight from traditional as well as digital information assets such as social, mobile, cloud and big data.
Graduates from the programme will have both the leadership skills and analytic capability to contextualise information in different organisational environments so that they can (a) identify organisational information needs and gaps; (b) capture, search, organise, classify, analyse, and use information, and; (c) build and manage information organisations.
Graduates have a strong track record of employment in libraries, hospitals, universities, and other government as well as business organisations. Careers options include: Library careers, such as Librarians, Children Librarians, Subject Librarians; Research careers such as Researchers, Research Associates, Research Manager, Advance to PhD Study - University Lecturers/Professors; Technology-related careers, such as: Project Managers, Information Architects, Data Visualization Specialists, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts; and Information analytic-related careers such as Information Analysts, Social Media Analysts, Analytics Consultants, Statistical Specialists.
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