The world is currently geared towards information and knowledge management. As a result, organizations, both public and private are increasingly realizing and tapping into management of information and knowledge specialists. This course equips the student with the skill to manage information in libraries, archives, records centres, registries among other information centres. A diploma in Information science allows the student to smoothly proceed to a degree in Library Science/Archival Science and other related information sciences.

Career opportunities in social work are excellent. Information workers help organizations manage their information and knowledge. As a result, they facilitate research and innovation, save on cost and encourage an environment of growth. As an information worker, you can work both in private and public enterprises. You can work with any service provider since every organization generates information and knowledge, regardless of the sector.

KCSE D

Term Fee
ksh15,000

 

Assessment methods

Written exam - 70%
Practical skills assessment - 30%

Module 1-Library operations and information services

  • Library and information center operations
  • Information resources and services
  • Communication skills
  • Introduction to computers
  • Quantitative techniques
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Industrial attachment

Module 2-Records and Information services

  • Archives operations
  • Records management
  • Mail and courier services
  • Preservation and conservation of information
  • Professional ethics
  • Research project