Master of Information Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management



2 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor s honours degree; or other approved qualification and appropriate experience.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,725 $17,449
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,906 $13,812
Total $15,631 $31,261

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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