New Zealand Diploma in Library and Information Studies

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide library and information service providers with people who are able to develop, organise and maintain library services, spaces, digital technologies and collections.
They will know how to utilise Māori information and knowledge with respect for Te Ao Māori (the Māori world) and with regard to the Treaty partnership. They will have skills in multiple literacies and will be able to assist clients to meet their information needs.
The qualification is intended for people working across the library and information sector (including public, school, tertiary, national and special libraries). It will also meet the needs of people who have work or study experience in another sector and who are now planning a career in libraries or related information industry.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$38,000

Median earnings two years after study

$45,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ikawai Community Scholarship

Provided by:

Waimate Accountants - Ikawai Community Scholarship Fund C/-

Value:

Varies, could be up to $5000

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Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor

Website:

http://www.gdc.govt.nz/funding/

Value:

$3,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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