36 months

Starting Date

February, July, November

Tuition Fee

AUD $23,920 per year





About the program

The Bachelor of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers a general information and library studies qualification, or you can choose from several specialisations: Librarianship, Children’s Librarianship, Information Management or Records and Archive Management.

Explore institutions through an industry-focused study visit. Study visits are held in a variety of national and international locations throughout the year and offer you unique insight into some of our leading information and cultural organisations.

With Charles Sturt University, you’ll study with one of the world’s leading providers of education for the information and library professions. Our experience means we are uniquely placed to design and deliver highly effective and engaging online education to meet the needs of the workplace.

Career opportunities

Our Bachelor of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers an extensive range of career opportunities in the library, information and cultural sectors.

  • Enhance your career opportunities through an industry-accredited qualification.
  • Depending on your specialisation, you can also qualify to work as an information professional in records management, archives, children’s librarianship or knowledge management.
  • Our graduates are in demand nationally and internationally for roles such as librarian, information manager, instruction and outreach librarian, knowledge manager, archivist, outreach services librarian, data or records manager, community information coordinator, digitisation coordinator and librarian.

Courses Included

  • Supervision and Management
  • Metadata for Resource Discovery
  • Collections
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Providing Access to Information
  • Web Publishing for Information Agencies
  • The Information Society
  • Knowledge Management in Practice
  • Digital Curation and Preservation
  • Research Data Management
  • Issues in Bibliographic Access
  • Information Services Around the World

Interested? Get started today!