MSc in Information Studies


Programme Structure

The programme commences each year in early August and is available in both full-time and part-time. Students are required to complete 30 Academic Units (AU) within their candidature period to be awarded the degree.

Programme Structure

Students have two option of study:

  • Coursework and Dissertation
    In this option, students take 8 electives courses and an individual project on which the student must submit a dissertation. Student may require additional semesters for completion of their project.

  • Coursework Only
    In this option, students take 9 electives courses and Critical Inquiry (group project).

Each course carries 3 Academic Units (AU) while Dissertation carries 6 AUs. Students may graduate after completing the programme requirement from either option of study.


Candidates may apply either for full-time or part-time. To be awarded the degree, students will need to complete their programme requirement within their candidature period. A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 is required to successfully complete the programme.

For more information on Grade Point Average (GPA), please click here.