Qualification
Diploma

Diploma in Information and Library Studies (Level 5) (Closed to New Enrolments)


Qualification code OP520502

The Diploma in Information and Library Studies (Level 5) is the first of our range of information and library studies qualifications that will give you the skills to work in school, public, special or academic libraries. You will learn about the information industries (such as libraries and archives and records management), information collections and how to manage them, information literacy, information seeking and information sources and services for library clients.

Qualification Update

New Students

OP520502 Diploma in Information and Library Studies (Level 5) is closed to new students.

If you are interested in studying a diploma in Library and Information Studies, please click on the link to find out more about our new programme, NZ3466 New Zealand Diploma in Library and Information Studies (Level 5).

Current students

If you were already enrolled in OP520502 Diploma in Information and Library Studies (Level 5) prior to 23 October 2017, you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal to complete your qualification.

Please note, to be awarded this qualification you will need to have completed all courses that make up the programme by the end of Trimester 2, 2020. 

If you need help with choosing your courses, are interested in transferring into our new diploma, or have any questions, please contact us

 

 



  • Level 5  
    Credits 120 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $4,380 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility


For help choosing courses and enrolling, contact us on
  freephone 0508 650 200
  or email customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Qualification Structure


This programme is made up of six courses worth 20 credits each. We recommend that you begin your studies with 72142 Accessing Information.

Fees shown below are quoted in New Zealand dollars for New Zealand students. To see international and full fees please click See International on the cost tab below.

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Availability

Tri 1
2018
Tri 2
2018
Tri 3
2018

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Compulsory Section

72142 Accessing Information 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019
72170 The Information Industry 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
72171 Library Systems and Processes 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
72270 Information Sources and Services 6 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
72271 User Education and Reference Skills 6 20
$730
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
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29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019

Elective Section

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71155 Business Computing 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019
72140 Business Communication 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019
72175 Principles of Records Management 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
72182 Writing for the Web 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019
72276 Literature and Information Resources for Children and Young People 6 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019
74104 Introducing Humanities and Arts 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
74111 Aotearoa New Zealand Society 5 20
$730
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13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
17 Jun 2018
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24 Jun 2018
2 Jul 2018
21 Oct 2018
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21 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
17 Feb 2019