Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
- £16,690 (FT) £8,500 (PT)
- All applicants:
- 15 June 2015
- Scholarship applicants:
- 15 January 2015
A UK Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, plus a minimum of an upper secondclass UK Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
English language requirement: Good
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
Equivalent qualifications for Algeria
- Full tuition fees plus a work placement with Faber and Faber
- 1 year
- Prospective UK and EU students applying to an MA in Publishing.
- UK/EU tuition fees
- 1 year
- Eligibillity: All eligible applicants for the programme will be considered for the award of this scholarship.
- 1 year
- Prospective students for MA in Archives and Records Management.
- UK/EU tuition fees plus internship
- 1 year
- Prospective full-time UK/EU students of the MA in Publishing in the Department of Information Studies.
- 1 year
- All students who have been offered a place on the MA in Library & Information Studies for the 2014/15 academic year will be considered automatically.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
Top career destinations for this degree
- Staffordshire County Council, Corporate Records Manager, ,
- National Library of Portugal, Deputy Director, ,
- UCL, Lecturer, ,
Our doctoral students go on to do a wide variety of interesting jobs after they graduate from UCL. Many go into senior posts in the information professions, both in the UK and abroad. Doctoral graduates have gone on to be Head, Curation and Preservation Services, MIT Libraries, USA; Chief of Archives at the United Nations; and Corporate Records Manager, Staffordshire County Council. Others continue their academic career in universities around the world, in departments of library science, information management, archive studies and publishing. Former doctoral students have gone on to academic posts in universities on many continents: Senior Lecturer and Electronic Records Management Consultan
Why study this degree at UCL?
The School has strong links with organizations such as the National Archives and the British Museum, and is close to the British Library and other major research libraries. Our location in central London makes it easy for collaborative work with other institutions and groups.
UCL Department of Information Studies is a leading centre for research in librarianship, archives and records management, digital humanities, publishing, knowledge organization and knowledge representation, especially in the areas of research evaluation, scholarly communication, user groups especially early years, and learning and professional development. DIS research is organised around four research centres and groups. These facilitate interaction between established researchers, and offer research training and career development opportunities for early stage researchers and research students. Importantly, they provide coherence and a critical mass of researchers in key areas.
Student / staff ratios › 20 staff › 220 taught students › 30 research students
Department: Information Studies
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.