Bachelor of Information Science (Hons) Library Management - IM244

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This programme focuses on work related to library management and information organisation in libraries and information centers. The program provides and trains people with skills and competencies in management, ICT, information literacy, information storage and processing and retrieval (manuals and computerised techniques), through a variety of teaching modes and assessment throughout the duration of the programme.

Entry Requirement
Fulfill the General Requirement of the University and any other Special Requirement of the Program.

  • CGPA minimum 2.30 in STPM / Equivalent with Gred C (NGMP 2.00) in three (3) subjects including General Studies/Papers; or
  • CGPA minimum  2.30 in pre courses UiTM/ PASUM/ Matriculation in three (3) subjects with Gred C (NGMP 2.00); or
  • CGPA minumum 2.30 in Diploma of information Management or other related Diploma from UiTM; or
  • CGPA minimum 2.00 in Diploma of Information Management or other related Diploma from UiTM with one (1) year of working experience in related field; or
  • CGPA minimum 3.00 in related Diploma from other institution recognized by Malaysian government; or
  • CGPA minimum 2.75 for Diploma in the same field from other institution recognized by the Malaysian government with two (2) years of working experience in related field

    and Pass SPM/Equivalent with Credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English and Pass Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics including MUET Level 2

Mode Duration
Full time:  2 years - 3 years
Part time:  4 years - 5 years 

Further information, please contact:
Head, Center of Studies Library Management
Tel: 03-79622014
Fax: 03-79622007

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SEMESTER 01

IMC401

Foundation of Information and Communication Technology

3

IMC402

Foundation of Information Management

3

IMC406

Library Skills

3

IMC407

Management of Internet Information Sources and Services

3

MGT420

Principles and Practice of Management

3

BEL402

Language Enrichment

2

CTU551

Islamic and South-East Asian Civilization I

2

HBU111

Co-curriculum 1

1

 

Total Credit Hours

20

SEMESTER 02

IMC451

Organization of Information

3

IML453

Information Technology in Libraries and Information Centers

3

IML455

Reference and Information Services

3

IML454

Library and Information Center Management

3

HBU121

Co-curriculum 2

1

ENT300

Entrepreneurship

3

 

Total Credit Hours

16

SEMESTER 03

 

Information Sources and Services in:

3

IML503

Social Sciences, or

 

IML504

Science and Technology, or

 

IML505

Humanities

 

IML507

Organization of Information: Descriptive Cataloging

3

CTU553

Ethnic Relations

2

BEL422

Report writing

2

 

Third Language I

2

HBU131

Co-Curriculum 3

AU

 

 

 

 

Elective/Minor 1

3

 

Elective/Minor 2

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER 04

IML553

Public Relations in Information Works

3

IML554

Computerized Textual Information Management

3

IML555

Organization of Information: Subject Cataloging and Classification

3

 

Third Language II

2

BEL482

Business and Professional Communication

2

 

Elective / Minor 3

3

 

Elective / Minor 4

3

 

Total Credit Hours

19

SEMESTER 05

IML601

Publications and Production of Information Materials

3

IML605

Organization of Information: Abstracting and Indexing

3

IML606

Children's Librarianship

3

 

Third Language III

2

BEL492

Presentation skill

2

 

Elective / Minor 5

3

 

Elective / Minor 6

3

 

Total Credit Hours

19

SEMESTER 06

IML651

Digital Libraries

3

IML655

Organization of Information: Computerized Cataloging

3

IML656

Planning and Design of Libraries and Information Centers

3

 

Elective / Minor 7

3

 

Elective / Minor 8

3

 

Elective / Minor 9

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER 07

IMC690

Industrial Training

12

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 

 

 

 

GRAND TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

122

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Graduates will have the opportunity to work in libraries and information centers as:

  • Librarians
  • Library executives
  • Information specialists
  • Information consultants
  • Information officerS
  • Abstractors
  • Indexers
  • Bibliographic compiler
  • Library consultants

 

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