Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Leadership

Qualification code OP7041

The Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Leadership will prepare you for a wide range of leadership roles within one or more of the professional sectors specialising in library and information services and management.

Graduates will be confident, culturally competent, and collaborative leaders, empowering and inspiring people, communities and organisations to reach their potential.

Graduates with majors in Information and Library Studies within the Bachelor of Applied Science or the Bachelor of Arts are not eligible to apply for admission to the Graduate Certificate.

Please note this programme can only be studied part-time for now. We will update full-time study options in Dec 2018.

  • Level 7  
    Credits 60 
  • 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 $2,190 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 information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

Career opportunities

This qualification is ideal for people in management roles and roles with a strategic focus designing and leading change. Possible career roles include library manager, digital services manager, service delivery manager, archives director, records manager or information manager.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Leadership prepares graduates to enter postgraduate Diploma, Masters and PhD qualifications in related areas such as information management, education, management and community development.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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