Leading information education and research – empowering society

At Charles Sturt University we believe curiosity and passion lead us all on the path to greater knowledge.

Our School of Information Studies conducts teaching and research across many information and library studies disciplines in fields including:

We have been educating and researching in the Information and Library Studies (ILS) field for 40 years, and today well over half of Australia's ILS students are here at CSU. We understand our students and our professions, and design and deliver distance education courses that respond to your needs. So whether you're looking for an industry recognised Bachelor or Masters degree, or planning to undertake a PhD, there's never been a better time to get in touch with us.

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Our courses

The School offers wide-ranging programs in Information Studies at all levels of award. To provide students with maximum flexibility, all courses are offered in distance/online mode.

Professional recognition

All SIS programs are recognised by:

Additionally, the Records and Archives specialisation is recognised by the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA)

ALIA currently has reciprocal recognition agreements with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the American Library Association (ALA).

Contact us for full details of reciprocal agreements.

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One of the first Australian universities to introduce distance education study, CSU has all the learning tools needed for a successful study experience. Immerse yourself in our online learning environment and benefit from our extensive range of student support services.

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At CSU, we view our distance education and on campus students as equals, with both receiving the same globally-recognised, quality education. Distance education students have online access to CSU's resources, as well as learning facilities across the University's campuses.

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