|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good 2:2 and you would normally be expected to have some library or related work experience. _Most applicants have around 12 months’ experience but we are flexible. _
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Our established MA Librarianship degree includes guest lectures from industry professionals and field visits. Through group work, you’ll hone your organisational and team-working skills.
We can also help you to develop leadership and management capabilities.
This CILIP-accredited course prepares you for a library career in a variety of sectors.
Most applicants have around 12 months’ work experience, but we are flexible. The department can advise on queries about work experience. For those who are more experienced, there is the MA/PGDip/PGCert (Professional Enhancement Programme) Librarianship.
Management for Library and Information Services
Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries
Libraries, Information and Society
Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation
Archives and Records Management
Information Governance and Ethics
Information Literacy Research
Content Management Systems
Digital Multimedia Libraries
Public and Youth Library Services
Practical laboratory classes
Lectures by visiting speakers
Visits to library and information service organisations