The University of Brighton has an established background in information and library studies. Our courses develop professional creators, collectors, consolidators, and communicators of information.
Our postgraduate courses equip students with the crucial knowledge and skills to undertake a range of information and library management processes, particularly in reference to technological advances.Skills include:
- Developing business, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
- Website and database creation and management
- Organisation of information
- Storage and retrieval methods
- Role of information in society
- Use of specific software applications
Taught by a range of academic and industry experts, you will gain the skills and experience necessary to thrive in a range of industries.
Professional and Industry links
Courses have accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).
Graduate outcomesGraduates have started careers with:
- IT Project Manager – European telecom
- E-commerce market analyst – BAA
- Database Manager – NHS
- Media Assistant – BBC
- Project analyst – JP Morgan
- Librarian – East Sussex County Council
Our Social Informatics Research Unit (SIRU) seeks to understand the social process shaping the production, consumption and use of information in contemporary organisations and society. SIRU has developed a reputation for high-quality research in this area.
In addition to the university’s facilities, you will have the opportunity to use the school's dedicated computer suites, installed with specialist hardware and software, and a selection of core texts, including Dewey Decimal Classification and Anglo American Cataloguing Rules.