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Graduate Certificate in Information Studies (CILIP Accredited) Access to Masters

Robert Gordon University

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The Graduate Certificate in Information Studies builds on the flexible approach to professional career development promoted by CILIP, enabling wider access to professional qualifications within the sector. The Graduate Certificate Information Studies course will help you develop an understanding of the characteristics of information in contemporary society and to explore the fundamental principles, concepts and methodologies in managing it effectively. You will develop study, research and learning skills in order to prepare you for further study if you wish to continue onto Masters level. The course content is firmly rooted in the contemporary issues and challenges facing the information profession today, and is designed to provide students with an understanding of information management and transferable skills which can be applied across a variety of sectors. The course is delivered through the innovative use of our online learning environment, Campus Moodle, which will also allows you to interact with your fellow students from around the world. Completing this course will also provide you with access to our CILIP accredited courses allowing you to develop your career further and venture into diverse job roles. You will be able to incorporate study with your other commitments whilst working towards a formal qualification. You will also be able to use your current work experience within the modules, based around your own relevant employment. This approach allows you to critically examine the day-to-day workings of your own organisation and identify the different functions in the service relevant to the course. It also encourages you to consider any practical problems that may arise in the execution of any tasks and reflect critically on the value of your contribution within the organisation.

The Graduate Certificate in Information Studies builds on the flexible approach to professional career development promoted by CILIP, enabling wider access to professional qualifications within the sector. The Graduate Certificate Information Studies course will help you develop an understanding of the characteristics of information in contemporary society and to explore the fundamental...

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