INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4)


This subject will expose students to a range of information agencies so that they gain a deeper understanding of both the career opportunities available within the profession, and how various information agencies function to service a particular clientele.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceSPACE, University of Hong Kong
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceSPACE, University of Hong Kong
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 3
DistanceSPACE, University of Hong Kong
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF407
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsSY/USSchool of Information Studies

Enrolment restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in Master of Information Studies (and the Graduate Diploma of Information Studies - Entry point only for Hong Kong University - SPACE students).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to describe the operation of a range of information agencies and how these interact with their users;
- be able to discuss the range and variety of information agencies and the services they offer and
- reflect upon how these operations fit with what has been learnt through formal coursework.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- Overview of a variety of libraries and information organisations
- Provides the link between practice and classroom learning.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.