Part time Master of Science in Information Science

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The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Students who wish to pursue a career in information technology, systems analysis, or application programming may benefit from studying information science. This field can involve the movement, classification, manipulation, and analysis of information within a technological context.

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Master of Science in Library & Information Sciences

Syracuse University - iSchool
Online Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 USA Syracuse + 1 more

With an MS in Library and Information Science (LIS) from the Syracuse University iSchool, you’ll learn the broad reach of librarianship, and what it means to be a librarian today. Students from the sciences and humanities are drawn to the iSchool’s LIS program to achieve one goal: to change how communities and organizations use library and information resources for the better. [+]

With an MS in Library and Information Science (LIS) from the Syracuse University iSchool, you’ll learn the broad reach of librarianship, and what it means to be a librarian today. Students from the sciences and humanities are drawn to the iSchool’s LIS program to achieve one goal: to change how communities and organizations use library and information resources for the better.

Our guiding council carefully reviews competencies and course offerings to ensure that the iSchool is a leader in library and information science education, and you can find more information on the guiding council in its bylaws.

Our LIS program has been accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1928 and received continued accreditation in 2016 after its last review.... [-]


Master of Science in Information Sciences & Technologies

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 USA Rochester

The master of science degree in information technology is a unique and flexible program that allows the student to craft his or her own program of study within the broad range of the IT computing discipline. Students build upon a core requirement in current information technology themes. [+]

The master of science degree in information technology is a unique and flexible program that allows the student to craft his or her own program of study within the broad range of the IT computing discipline. Students build upon a core requirement in current information technology themes.

The specialty areas include website design and interactive multimedia development, application development, usability and interface design, database theory and practice, software project management, eLearning technologies, and computer networking. In addition, students have the option of choosing courses from among the wide variety of fields offered within RIT, such as computer animation, computer graphics design, telecommunications technology, and business. Portions of the degree are available in an online delivery format. Admission requirementsTo be considered for admission to the MS in information technology, candidates must:... [-]


Master of Science (Geographical Information Science) -MSC (GIS)

Geomatika University College
Campus Part time January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Application of GIS in Malaysia is increasing especially in environment and geohazard management’s field, urban planning, logging, health application matters and petroleum. [+]

MASTER OF SCIENCE (GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE)- MSC (GIS)

Application of GIS in Malaysia is increasing especially in environment and geohazard management’s field, urban planning, logging, health application matters and petroleum. Moreover, GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.

The Master of Science In Geographical Information Science by coursework consists of 12 core courses and 2 electives courses. Besides these taught subjects, students are required to submit a Research Project of 10 credits. To graduate, students must complete a total of 40 credits. Students are assessed through assignments, presentations and a final examination.... [-]


Master of Science in Information Studies

University of Amsterdam
Campus Part time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Information studies is a broad and interdisciplinary field, primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. It examines the interaction between people, organisations and any existing information systems, with the aim of creating, replacing, improving or understanding information systems. [+]

Information studies is a broad and interdisciplinary field, primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. It examines the interaction between people, organisations and any existing information systems, with the aim of creating, replacing, improving or understanding information systems.

Information studies tackles systemic problems first rather than individual pieces of technology within that system: it focuses on understanding information problems from the perspective of the stakeholders involved, and then applying technologies as needed. Not only aspects of computer science are incorporated, but also aspects of research fields like cognitive science, commerce, communications, management, philosophy, public policy, and the social sciences. ... [-]