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Master Of Library And Information Science

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Master of Library and Information Science is offered by the Department of Library and Information Science, KICT.

The Master of Library and Information Science aims at fulfilling the demands of libraries and information industries that require a strong background in information management as well as a substantial amount of “hands on” experience in the related field. The programme covers a range of topics in information management, including information retrieval, acquisition and processing.

Program Structure

Graduate in Master of Information Technology by coursework, mixed-mode and research shall graduate with 40 credit hours. 

i.Master of Library and Information Science by Mixed mode

In the first semester, student is required to complete 2 Kulliyyah required courses: ICT Research Methods and Islamic Worldview on ICT and Society. Students are required to complete five (5) Department core courses (15 credits): Information Sources & Services, Management of Information Institutions, Information Analysis & Organizational I, Information Analysis & Organizational II and Application of IT in Library. Student has to register one (1) elective course (3 credit hours), Fieldworks (4 credit hours) and lastly, students have to complete a Dissertation (12 credit hours).

ii.Master of Library and Information Science by Research

A student pursuing a programme that requires research work component must prepare a comprehensive research proposal that would provide the outline of the research, the research methodology and major references before entering the programme.

In the first semester, a student is required to audit 2 Kulliyyah required courses: ICT Research Methods and Islamic Worldview on ICT and Society. Within six (6) months from the registration date, the students are required to submit his/her research synopsis proposal, which need to be defended. Students are     also required to present their research progress at a formal PG colloquium at different stages of research. Finally, the student shall defend his/her research in a viva voce and made revisions in accordance with the examiner’s reports.

iii.Master of Library and Information Science by Coursework

In the first semester, student is required to complete 2 Kulliyyah required courses: ICT Research Methods and Islamic Worldview on ICT and Society. Students are required to complete five (5) department core courses (15 credits): Information Sources & Services, Management of Information Institutions, Information Analysis & Organizational I, Information Analysis & Organizational II and Application of IT in Library. Student has to register four (4) elective courses (12 credit hours), Fieldworks (4 credit hours) and lastly, students have to register Directed Research Practicum (3 credit hours).

Tuition Fees:

  • Coursework: RM5,620
  • Coursework + Research: RM6,840
  • Research: RM5,520

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