University of South Australia (UniSA)

Master of Information Management - Library and Information Management (DMIL)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Master of Information Management (Library and Information Management) offers a learning environment informed by industry and relevant professional practice. It leverages a unique partnership with the State Library and State Records of South Australia, both in content and teaching. Students learn the most contemporary practical applications of information theory, and have the opportunity to do a practical field work project and a four-week placement in a library. Students also study several elective courses to further develop their chosen area of professional interest, and develop a profound understanding of information behaviour, literacy, reading and readers. The degree culminates in a professional research project or minor research thesis.


72 units plus the IM Industry Experience Report.


  • Information Management
  • Library

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution
  • Or Graduate Diploma in Information Management.


This program has been granted Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Gold reaccreditation. Students must complete a work placement for a minimum ten day duration. It is also professionally accredited by Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia.

Study pathways

Students have the option to complete a minor thesis on a topic of their choice which could result in eligibility to apply for a PhD. Students can exit this degree with the Graduate Certificate in Information Management after completing the first four courses or the Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Library and Information Management) after completing the first eight courses.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $50,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

This program is no longer available to international students.

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