Master of Library and Information Studies(MLIS) Program at Nankai University was authorized by the Ministry of Education in Mainland China in summer of 2010 and started to enroll master students in fall 2011. The program aims to provide master degree training for information professionals,including librarians, archivists, information architects, knowledge managers, information system analysts, information policy experts, information managers in public, private and the third sectors.
The program is derived from the 30 years' history of Library and Information Science education at Nankai University. At the information age, this program helps to create a new educating model to meet the demand in human resources at information-related departments. Graduates in the MLIS program are expected to have strong international visions, work ethics, advanced management ideas, excellent marketing skills and modern information technology skills.
The faculty of the Department of Information Resource Management is a richly diverse group of men and women who are leaders in their respective fields of study, among whom 15% have obtained Doctorate Degrees from renowned universities in USA or UK and have overseas teaching experience, and 30% have at least one year's experience studying abroad. 64% of them hold professorship, and 43% are PhD candidates' supervisors
MLIS education tries to cultivate students' professional awareness and capabilities based on the core competence and practical demands of this career.
Each student is assigned two advisors, an academic advisor from the school and a professional advisor from related areas.
The program provides two advisors for each student, one advisor is from academic and the other is from the professional.
Demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge in analyzing and solving practice-oriented problems even in a new or unfamiliar circumstance
Apply knowledge to solve practice-oriented problems in unfamiliar business circumstance
Demonstrate a capability in oral and written communication and presentation
Demonstrate leadership skills in a field of management
Information Users And Services
Theories in Library Science
Theories in Information Science
Information Resources Development
Research Methods in Library and Information Science
New Developments In Library And Information Science
Introduction to Librarianship and Information Professionals
Patent Information Management
Information Policies, Laws And Regulations
Media & Information Literacy
Management And Protection Of Rare Books
Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
Tuition for the 2.5 year program is RMB38000 which covers the costs of books and supplies.
Professor of Management
B602 Nankai Business Building
Baidi Road, Tianjin, 300071, China