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Information Studies (with specialisations)

36 months
22960 AUD/year
12968 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Information Studies (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University delivers expert education for the information and library professions. The degree is accredited by peak industry bodies, backed by more than 40 years of expertise in the information and library studies field, and taught by experts.  


The Bachelor of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers a general information and library studies qualification, or you can choose from several specialisations: Librarianship, Children's Librarianship, Information Management or Records and Archive Management. 

Explore institutions through an industry-focused study visit. Study visits are held in a variety of national and international locations throughout the year and offer you unique insight into some of our leading information and cultural organisations.

With Charles Sturt University, you'll study with one of the world's leading providers of education for the information and library professions. Our experience means we are uniquely placed to design and deliver highly effective and engaging online education to meet the needs of the workplace.

Career opportunities 

Our Bachelor of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers an extensive range of career opportunities in the library, information and cultural sectors.

  • Enhance your career opportunities through an industry-accredited qualification.
  • Depending on your specialisation, you can also qualify to work as an information professional in records management, archives, children's librarianship or knowledge management.
  • Our graduates are in demand nationally and internationally for roles such as librarian, information manager, instruction and outreach librarian, knowledge manager, archivist, outreach services librarian, data or records manager, community information coordinator, digitisation coordinator and librarian.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supervision and Management
  • Metadata for Resource Discovery
  • Collections
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Providing Access to Information  
  • Web Publishing for Information Agencies
  • The Information Society
  • Knowledge Management in Practice
  • Digital Curation and Preservation
  • Research Data Management
  • Issues in Bibliographic Access
  • Information Services Around the World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • An ATAR of 60, OR
  • Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success, OR
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification, OR
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification, OR
  • Successful completion of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
  • OR, Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with an equivalent ranking to the currently listed ATAR, OR
  • Demonstrated work experience of a minimum of 2 years full-time equivalence in an information or cultural organisation such as an academic, public, school or corporate library, data or archival centre, government information agency, museum, gallery or other information or cultural organisation will be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22960 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    12968 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12968 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported place


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Information Studies (with specialisations)
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