Master of Information Studies

Full Time

Master of Information Studies

Victoria University of Wellington
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Master of Information Studies is a 1 year Masters program taught at Victoria University of Wellington, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Information Studies from Victoria University of Wellington you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Master of Information Studies you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Information Security Officer, Computer and Information Research Scientists.

The MIS will give you the broad skills and knowledge you need to work in many information professions. Your studies will include:

Six core courses—you'll learn about different information professions, services and databases, and explore information policy and access issues. You'll also find out how to carry out research in information management.

A research project—you'll do your own investigation into an information management problem.

Four elective courses—choose from a wide variety of courses according to your interests and career goals in subjects like Māori information sources, managing archives, and digital technologies. These courses change regularly to include fast-developing subjects.

For the diploma programme, you need to do five core courses and three more courses of your choice. Certificate students do two core courses and choose a further two

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Information Studies at Victoria University of Wellington for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Victoria University of Wellington.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Victoria University of Wellington as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Information Studies.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

You can study full time or part time. If you are studying full-time you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students doing two courses per trimester will need to do around 20–23 hours of work a week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working full-time.

You can estimate your workload by adding up the number of points you'll be doing. One point is roughly equal to 10–12 hours work.

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