Course Description

The Diploma of Library and Information Services provides students with the relevant skills and knowledge to work in libraries or with large volumes of information in agencies, institutions and organisations. As part of this course, through instruction and demonstration, you’ll learn research, cataloguing and collection management skills, use digital and social media tools and develop customer service expertise. The aim, through small group instruction and guidance by experienced practitioners, is for you to acquire a range of skills and the confidence to apply them effectively and efficiently. This Swinburne qualification is fully accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 79.1% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 85.2% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.6% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 55.9% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 21.3% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $54,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: National code: BSB52115

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