• Faculty of Arts And Social Sciences
  • sastera@um.edu.my
  • +603-79675500

The Master of Information Science Programme is designed to produce highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates in the field of information science research, as well as engaging in scientific activities to generate new knowledge and applications that can meet the needs of the information society.


This programme equips student with the requisite competencies that will enable them to foster and thrive in research and innovation of variety information environments.
  • Information Scientist
  • Librarian
  • Documents Manager
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Academic Staff
  • Bibliometrician/Webometrician
  • Strategic Analyst
  • Scientific Information Provider

The Master of Information Science Programme leads to the submission of a thesis.

Candidates are required to take Research Methodology course in the first year of study.

For admission into the Master of Information Science programme, applicants must have at least:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent; or
  • Other qualifications approved by the University Senate.
  • Priority is given to applicants who have a CGPA of 3.0 and above or equivalent.

International applicants are required to have:

  • At least IELTS 5.5 (Academic) or TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) / 213 (computer based) / 80 (Internet based) if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction.

Application and admission are open throughout the year.

Coordinator Programme
Dr. Yanti Idaya Aspura Mohd Khalid

Last Update: 25/01/2022