Master of Information Studies (with specialisations)

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

Join a global leader in the world of information and library studies with the Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University. Delivered online, this course is available for study anywhere and anytime with the flexibility to choose subjects from a range of specialisations. As Australia's largest provider of information and library studies education Charles Sturt University offers you study opportunities unlike anyone else. This course is an accredited qualification offering a global gateway into a broad range of employment options in the library, information and cultural sectors. With a four-decade history in developing research and delivering information and library education, Charles Sturt University produces more than half of Australia's specialists in this field.

Designed for

Librarians, archivists, knowledge managers and many other information professionals


To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.


  • Applied research
  • Children's librarianship
  • Data Management
  • Information Architecture
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Leadership
  • Librarianship
  • Records and Archives.

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor's or Master's (or AQF equivalent) degree in any disciplineORWork experience at a professional level (as recognised by an accrediting body of the course) of a minimum of 10 years full time equivalence in an information or cultural organisation such as an academic, public, school or corporate library, data or archival centre, government information agency, museum, gallery or other information or cultural organisation will be considered


Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA); Graduates of the Master of Information Studies (Records and Archives Management) are eligible for professional membership of the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA); Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) has accredited the Master degree.

Study pathways

The Master, the Graduate Diploma and the Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $35,880 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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