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Master of Applied Science (Library and Information Management) - Distance

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  • Objectives
    CSU’s Applied Science (Library and Information Management) program is recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) as providing an in-depth knowledge of the current status of developments in library science and information management. The Graduate Diploma meets ALIA requirements for a first professional qualification.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Applied Science (Library and Information Management)
  • Course description
    Including:
    Master of Applied Science (Library and Information Management) MAppSc(Lib&InfoMgt)
    Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Library and Information Management) [exit point only] GradDipAppSc(Lib&InfoMgt)

    About the course

    The course is offered through the School of Information Studies and is available only in distance education and offshore modes.

    Early exit is available with completion of the Graduate Diploma (Stage one) which is recognised as a first professional qualification in library and information science by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Qualified information professionals may receive substantial credit for previous study (see Admission requirements).

    This program is designed to help you develop skills and aptitudes that will increase your attractiveness to academic, government and industrial sector employers; improve the performance and productivity of your employer through the application of your subject specialisation and management skills; and improve your career prospects. The course has two intakes a year - February and July, but the July intake may not include Commonwealth supported places.

    In order to satisfy the requirements of this course students are required to complete one professional study visit (four days) and a three-week professional placement.

    Please note: Additional places to those offered under Commonwealth support are available to distance education students on a full fee paying basis.

    Professional recognition

    This course is recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

    Access to allowances for study

    The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations recently announced the extension of student income support to students undertaking study in a number of professionally-oriented Masters by coursework degrees. Eligible students undertaking approved Masters courses will be able to access Youth Allowance, Austudy and the Pensioner Education Supplement.

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