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Library & Information Studies

As we approach the second decade of the 21st century, our society places an ever-growing demand on professionals to operate in a digital and information management environment and to possess advanced subject knowledge in different industries.  The changing nature of society has brought a growing demand for knowledge and information at work, in education and in daily life. Librarians, information managers, archivists, knowledge managers and many other information professionals are meeting that demand by providing effective access to information resources and services.

Library and Information Studies provides a range of career opportunities for students interested in those sectors. Available courses are in information and library management, teacher-librarianship, digital information management, knowledge management, conservation and preservation.

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Records are an essential tool and valuable resources for good business and efficient administration.
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Start 11 APR 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$10,200
A properly set up and managed archives ensures that authentic and reliable historical records are preserved to document the major development and history of an organization.
PT
Start 19 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$10,600
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Master of Information Studies provides students with an in-depth understanding of the creation, evaluation, collection, organisation, utilisation and dissemination of information in the contemporary information environment.

This programme is offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University and is delivered in distance learning mode supplemented by local tutorials. The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by the Australian Library and Information Association and internationally by other library associations.

Graduate Diploma of Information Studies is the Intermediate Exit Award of Master of Information Studies.

Credit exemption would be given to students with relevant academic qualifications in library and information management and / or working experience.
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Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 16 months to 44 months
Fee For Master of Information Studies:
HK$13,500* per 8 credit points subject

For Graduate Diploma of Information Studies:
HK$13,500* per 8 credit points subject / HK$6,750* per 4 credit points subject

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Information Studies is an Intermediate Exit Award of Master of Information Studies. It provides students with an in-depth understanding of contemporary information environment and competencies for performing in a variety of information sectors.
 
This programme, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, is delivered in distance learning mode supplemented by local tutorials. The obtained qualification has full recognition by the Australian Library and Information Association.
 
Students having bachelor's degree in non-library discipline choosing to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Information Studies are required to complete seven core subjects and two practical subjects.
 
Graduates of Diploma in Teacher Librarianship will receive special credit exemption.
PT
Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 28 months
Fee For Master of Information Studies:
HK$13,500* per 8 credit points subject

For Graduate Diploma of Information Studies:
HK$13,500* per 8 credit points subject / HK$6,750* per 4 credit points subject

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
International Council on Archives - East Asian Regional Branch (EASTICA)
The programme is designed for archivists or those engaging in records management related functions who wish to update their professional knowledge and skills, widen their international exposure and obtain an academic qualification for their profession. All lectures and seminars are conducted by academics and archives specialists that are prominent experts in the subjects they teach.
PT
Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee Overseas students : HK$13,800
Local students : HK$13,800
Charles Sturt University, Australia
This course, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia, is for those interested in joining the career in the field of library, information, records, archives and knowledge management. It is delivered in distance learning mode supplemented by local tutorials for most of the modules.

The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by the Australian Library and Information Association and by other international library association.

Exemption will be granted to graduates of Higher Diploma in Library and Information Management (HDLIM).

Upon completion of 13 8-credit subjects and 2 practical subjects, students can opt to exit with an intermediate award of the Advanced Diploma in Library and Information Science awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.
PT
Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 24 months to 48 months
Fee HK$11,000* per 8 credit point subject; HK$5,500* per 4 credit point subject.

HK$121,000* (for HDLIM graduates)
HK$264,000* (for Non HDLIM graduates)
Actual course fee will be assessed on the number of subjects required.

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
本課程是一項基礎課程,資歷架構級別為 3,完成後可領取證書。本課程與香港印藝學會合辦,讓學員瞭解印刷媒體、香港印藝業的生態、印刷技術實際應用的情況及如何能應用在自身的工作和行業上,讓工作成果產生更強大的市場威力和管理效果。
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開課日期 2017年4月29日 (星期六)
修業期 8個月
This programme aims to provide vocational training for library assistants and those working in children's and / or school libraries.This English class shares a common examination with the Chinese class.
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Start 26 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 1 year
本課程為圖書館助理、兒童圖書館及學校圖書館從業員提供職業訓練,讓學員能掌握日常工作的技巧,成為圖書館及資訊行業的 人才。中文班和英文班學員將參與同一期終試。

課程內容:
1. 圖書館服務與工作程序
2. 一般圖書館原理及實務
3. 兒童圖書館及學校圖書館
4. 實習課及參觀圖書館

PT
開課日期 2017年9月28日 (星期四)
修業期 1年
This course aims to develop teacher librarians in the skills and knowledge to manage a school library, to build up resources for curriculum development, to assist in teaching and learning and to cultivate in students the attributes of independent inquiry skills. It also develops teacher librarians with personal and professional competencies in resources planning, management and discovery, collaboration among different users, leadership, as well as use of information technology and research methods.
 
PT
Start 03 OCT 2017 (TUE)
Duration 2 years