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Master of Information Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's honours degree, or other approved qualification with appropriate experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be skilled in communication, acquiring and organising information and using appropriate information technology. They will apply their knowledge of relevant principles and theories to senior professional information management roles in corporate information management, policy analysis, public relations, database management, web and intranet content management, electronic publishing, public librarianship, academic librarianship, school libraries, systems sales, systems training. Alternatively they may work independently as information brokers, designers, and trainers. Graduates with specialisations in library science or archives and records management will also have in-depth knowledge of appropriate theoretical frameworks and best practice in these fields.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies at this level can earn:


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Ngati Manawa Iwi Education Scholarship (Accomodation)

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office



$10,000 contribution to the cost of staying in one of Victoria University's Halls of Residence.

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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

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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