Certificate in Library and Information Science

University of Seychelles Programme

Programme Overview

The Certificate in Library and Information Science focuses on the basic activities involved in the organisation and administration of a library, and discusses the evolution in the functions of national, public, school and special libraries. Course participants will explore the following areas:

  • Library organisation, administration and management.
  • Basic communication and customer care skills.
  • ICT for Library Studies
  • Statistics for Library Studies
  • Technical services
  • Reference sources and promotion of resource materials

Entry Requirements

Either of the following:

Academic Pathway

Grade B or above in IGCSE English and grade C or above in IGCSE Mathematics

Technical Pathway

  • Mature candidates without IGCSE in Mathematics and English but with 2 years continuous work experience in a relevant field.

Target Audience

This programme is meant for library officers who have not had any formal training in library services and for candidates who aspire to take the position of Assistant Librarian.

Programme Details

Length: One and a half years
Start Date: August
Format: 9 modules, a mini project and Work -Based Experience