Information doesn't organize itself

The future is information. The time is now.

At UBC iSchool, our graduate programs prepare you for a variety of careers that matter in tomorrow’s information society – digital content strategist, records manager, data librarian and more. With 85% of our graduates securing a job within six months of graduation, we know information management skills are in high demand. UBC iSchool (Library, Archival and Information Studies) is a multi-disciplinary school, ranked first in Canada, and fourth in the world for graduate education in library and information management. Become an information professional at UBC iSchool.

Hands on Learning

Get practical experience with real-world opportunities including job shadowing, project based work, internships and paid co-op work terms.


Part-time or full-time options flexible start dates (September or January) for certain programs. Become an information professional in as little as 18 months.

International connections

Benefit from research partnerships with industry partners at the local, national and international level.

Start your career journey. Learn more about our programs.

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Admissions Inquiries

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Explore our programs.


Master of Library and Information Studies – an ALA accredited program with flexible start dates (Jan or Sep)



Master of Archival Studies – an international program looking at records both analogue and digital



Dual degree – receive both MAS and MLIS degrees for hybrid library/archive environments



Master of Arts in Children’s Literature – an interdisciplinary program unique in Canada



PhD – a four-year funded research intensive program


Apply now to join us in September 2019.

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