UBC School of Information is an internationally ranked, multi-disciplinary school that offers one-of-a-kind graduate programs.

We offer five unique graduate degree programs:

  • Master of Archival Studies (MAS)
  • Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)
  • Dual Master of Archival Studies and Library and Information Studies (MAS/LIS)
  • Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL)
  • Doctor in Philosophy in Library, Archival and Information Studies.

We are one of a few schools in North America offering a stand-alone archival program and one of the world’s top-ranked schools for graduate education in library and information management.

Our school offers a research-intensive study environment with international partnerships and competitive funding at one of the top public universities in the world. Although at a large university, iSchool students at the University of British Columbia have ready access to their professors and a large variety of work-based learning opportunities at local, national and international organizations.

Master's Programs

Our master's programs in library, archival and information studies, and children's literature are multidisciplinary and unique in their fields.
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PhD Program

Our PhD in Library, Archival and Information Studies is a four-year funded program that combines coursework with focused independent study and research.
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