Department of Information Studies


  • Certified CILIP Recognised CPD ProviderWelcome to the Department of Information Studies, an established leading provider of information and library studies courses in a stunning coastal location
  • Certified CILIP Recognised CPD Provider

Information Studies

A degree in Information Studies can be the start of a varied and interesting career in the world of information in all its contexts: libraries, archives, record offices, the public and private sectors, in the UK and elsewhere.

Short Courses

This summer we  launched an extensive range of Short Courses for continuing professional development by Distance Learning.

Short Courses

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  • Books in libraryThe Department has an International research reputation
  • Our Research

Distance Learning

We are a leading provider of distance learning degrees with 25 years experience. Our courses are flexible and student-centred with excellent academic and pastoral support.

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Campus-Based Study

  • Two studentsExcellent quality teaching at a coastal, campus university
  • High employability rate for graduates
  • Guaranteed first year accommodation
  • Professionally accredited courses
  • Courses
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