MA, M Phil in Library science

MA, M Phil in Library science

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MA, M Phil in Library science

The Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calicut, offers a two-year master’s, one-year M Phil and four-year PhD. The department stresses on Information and Communication Technology, Library Automation and Networking, Knowledge Organisation and Management, Information Processing and Retrieval and Marketing of Information Products and Services. Visit:

Archival science

Annamalai University, Chidambaram offers a one-year part-time PG diploma in the subject. Admission is based on merit. Students will learn to maintain records, conserve texts and other important material, document information found. It is a job-oriented course. Candidates need to have a postgraduate degree in history or archaeology. They can be employed as professors, archivists, librarians or record managers. Visit:
PG diploma in archival science

The Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Osmania University, offers a one-year PG diploma in archival science and manuscriptology for those with a relevant degree. Visit:
Archival records management

The National Archives of India, Kolkata, offers a one-year diploma course in Archives and Records Management and usually starts around October. Curriculum includes four core papers in Archives Management, Public Records Management, Conservation and Reprography, Information and Communication Technology and two optional/specialisation papers on business and private archives and practices in archives and archival library and documentation. Those with a Master’s in Arts or Science with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks can apply for the course. Admission is through merit. Visit:
Library science

Manipal University is offering a six-month certificate course in the subject. Curriculum includes subjects like Library Management, Information Sources and Cataloguing. Class XII graduates can apply. Apply by June 14. Visit:
Healthcare sciences

The School of Health and Life Sciences at Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) has announced the intake of students and professionals for a programme in MSc Health Sciences (Management), awarded by Northumbria University, UK. The 12-month master’s programme offers the opportunity for fresh graduates and experienced practitioners interested in Healthcare Management. Those with a recognised bachelor’s and English proficiency (minimum of 6.5 in IELTS) can apply. Last date to apply is August 20. Visit, for details.
Business analytics

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, recently launched a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence (PGP-BABI) by Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence. It is designed for executives who want to build a career in the analytics industry. It covers the essentials of business management, dives into the study of business analytics and provides hands-on training on analytical tools and technologies that are used by companies worldwide. The programme will also cover general management subjects and specialised domain areas.  The blended delivery model (classroom and online) makes it convenient for working professionals to attend sessions with ease and also pace their learning through online sessions. Visit, www.pgpba. for details.