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OG-INFLSC

Information and Library Science

Oua graduate diploma

Gain the knowledge and skills to work as an information specialist or a librarian in a range of organisations.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Science (OpenUnis)
  • Duration

    Duration

    1 year full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    200
  • Location

    Location

    Open Universities Australia
Course outline

Applicants for this course should apply through OUA directly

Please visit the Open Universities Australia website for more information.

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Course outline

Outline

Outline

Information professionals connect data, information and knowledge to a range of users, constituting vital roles in corporate, government and non-profit workplaces.

In this course you will gain a strong understanding of the concepts that underpin information science and learn the technologies, techniques and tools used in information management and service environments. You'll also complete a three-week practicum in a library or information centre, gaining real-world experience and the opportunity to develop your professional networks.

Overall, you'll acquire the knowledge and skills to think and work as an information specialist or a librarian in diverse organisations, including in public, academic and special libraries.

This course is one year full-time and is also a pathway to the Master of Information Science and the Master of Information Science (Extended).

How this course will make you industry ready

This course includes a three-week practicum placement in a library or information centre, where you'll gain real-world experience and be able to develop your professional networks.

What you'll learn

  • apply knowledge of the theory, principles and practices in information science and library science
  • generate creative and innovative solutions to complex issues facing professionals in the library sector
  • access, adapt, and create information and technologies to communicate with diverse stakeholders
  • engage in ethical and culturally capable information practices within local, regional and international contexts
  • recognise, respect and support diverse cultures and knowledges with particular awareness of Indigenous perspectives
  • demonstrate personal autonomy, accountability and collaboration in professional library practice that reflects high ethical and moral standards
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Location

This offering is only available online. Please visit the Open Universities Australia website for more information.

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  • Curtin course code: OG-INFLSC
  • Last updated on: 14 April 2024

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