UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON DOHA @ ABU DHABI LIBRARIANS NETWORK FORUM
Masters of Library and
Lecturer – UCL Qatar
Length of Program
1 year full time
2 years part time
2 ten week coursework terms
2 week placement
• The MA has a total value of 180 credits.
Students take six compulsory modules (15
credits each), two optional modules (15
credits each) and a dissertation (60
Cataloguing and classification 1
Collection management and preservation
Information sources and retrieval
Introduction to management
Principles of computing and information technology
Information literacy and
analysis and design
Services to children and Digital resources in the
Electives will be developed that include Arabic
cataloguing and Arabic information sources.
Partnerships with Qatar university and HBKU.
Guest lecturers from Qatar and the region.
Importance of the program in
Qatar National library is opening in 2015 and will
require around 150-200 librarians.
Only library Masters program in Qatar.
Previously LIS professionals options were limited to
2014 full time QAR 98,825.
(approx. 27,000 US)
Offer a generous range of scholarship opportunities for
successful candidates, awarded on the basis of
academic merit and financial need.
These scholarships include both full tuition and
accommodation costs and some bursaries that cover
UCL MA LIS program