Library and Information Studies

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In today's world, the ability to store and retrieve information quickly and easily is essential.

Our information, library and record-keeping programmes range from introductory through to higher-level qualifications. They focus on the New Zealand library, information management and records management environment.

Course only study

If you have specific study or professional goals, our course only study option may be for you. With course only study, you can enrol in one course or a few, to gain the skills you need.

Go to the Course only information linked to below to find out more about this study option. Check the choose courses tab to see what library and information courses you can study.

I love having good conversations with people and getting to know the community. Working in a public library is about connecting people with information and what they need.

Hana Whaanga, Library Studies graduate

 

Download our Library and Information Studies prospectus

At Open Polytechnic we specialise in flexible, distance and online learning that is designed to help you fit study around your work and life commitments.

For more information about what library programmes we offer download our Library and Information Studies prospectus  (PDF 2MB)

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LIANZA and SLANZA Tertiary Grants

In partnership with LIANZA and SLANZA, Perpetual Guardian is inviting applications for new scholarship grants of up to $10,000 for tertiary qualifications in indigenous knowledge management, library and information studies.

Study options

Level Credits

Level

7

Credits

120

Fees

Variable costs apply

Level

6

Credits

80

Fees

$3,011

Level

5

Credits

120

Fees

$4,516

Level

6

Credits

120

Fees

$4,516

Level

7

Credits

360

Fees

$13,550

Level

7

Credits

60

Fees

$2,258
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Meet some Library and Information Studies graduates

Studies benefit career

Abigail Willemse

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)
New Zealand Diploma in Library and Information Studies (Level 5)
Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, and Information and Library Studies)

Information specialist, Counties Manukau Health Library

Lucia Mataia


Library manager at Leys Institute Library.
Following her passion

Amy Isaacs

Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management
New Zealand Diploma in Library and Information Studies (Level 5)

Community library volunteer

Meet some Library and Information Studies graduates