Doctor of Information Science

DInfSc
DInfSc Doctor of Information Science

The Doctor of Information Science (DInfSc) at Robert Gordon University is a practitioner-focused doctoral degree, equivalent in terms of academic rigour to a PhD but more applied in nature. It has been designed for experienced professionals working in a strategic, information or knowledge management environment.

The aim of the degree is to generate new knowledge and understanding that will contribute to enhancing the policies and practice of modern information science. It offers a much more flexible and structured programme of information management and research study than the traditional PhD route.

You will have the opportunity to undertake research in the following areas: Information and Knowledge Management, Information Literacies and Behaviours, Information Services, Knowledge Organisation, Information and Society, Information Governance and Information Technologies.

This course has multiple study options
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Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Start Date

October

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date

October

Course Length

4 - 6 years

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Start Date

February

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date

February

Course Length

4 - 6 years

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