15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The module is designed for students following the Continuing Professional Development Pathways in the Librarianship, Information Management and Information Systems programmes. It permits students who have experience in information work at a managerial or professional level, to pursue an individual topic relevant to their work background or career development needs, and not directly provided for in taught modules. Topics are chosen in consultation with a specialist tutor and are subject to approval by the Programme Coordinator. The module will entail guided research-based independent study. Students must also be expected to attend any additional lectures offered on other modules as recommended by their tutor.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to Information School postgraduate students.

Staff Contact: Programme Coordinator
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Field Work
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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