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Master of Information Science

Rationale
It is imperative to ensure proper organization and dissemination of information in all institutions for their proper functioning. This has not always been the case due to lack of knowledge and skills of handling information.  In this regard, the introduction of Master of Information Science degree programme is quite significant to fill the gaps identified in information management.   

Why study the programme
The goal of the programme is to enable students to contribute to the design, development, and maintenance of information systems and networks; provide leadership in the development of new technologies and new applications relating to the delivery of information to users; and demonstrate a theoretical knowledge of information science, including the theory of information storage and retrieval systems and social, political, and ethical implications of information systems.

Target Groups
Workers in the Libraries and other information science areas who wish to further their education in order to become managers of library and other information resources.

Programme Objectives
To harness and equip students with the current and appropriate knowledge for service to humanity in information dissemination and management

Entry Requirements

Bachelors degree in Information Science or a related field from a recognized university by the senate with a minimum of 2nd class honours upper division qualification.
Or
Bachelors degree in Information Science or a relevant field from a recognized university by the senate with a minimum of 2nd class honours lower division qualification with a minimum of 2 years work experience.

Exemptions and credit transfers
Not awarded

Programme duration
2 years

Duration and Fees

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