Master of Information Studies Courses

Core Courses

  • GLIS 601 Foundations of Info Studies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 607 Organization of Information 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 617 Information System Design 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 619 Info Behaviour and Resources 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

 

Core courses for students starting Fall 2021

  • GLIS 601 Foundations of Info Studies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 607 Organization of Information 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 611 Research Principles&Analysis 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 617 Information System Design 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 619 Info Behaviour and Resources 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 620 Managing Info. Organizations 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

 

Lecture Courses

Library Studies

More information on Library Studies

  • GLIS 608 Classification & Cataloguing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 614 Public Libraries 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 615 Reference&Information Services 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 636 Government Information 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 644 Descriptive Bibliography 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 656 Abstracting & Indexing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 671 Health Sciences Information 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 672 Law Information 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 673 Bioinformatics Resources 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 679 Information Literacy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Knowledge Management

More information on Knowledge Management

  • GLIS 661 Knowledge Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 662 Intellectual Capital 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 663 Knowledge Taxonomies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 664 Knowledge Networks 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 665 Competitive Intelligence 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Archival Studies

More information on Archival Studies

  • GLIS 641 Archival Description & Access 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 642 Preservation Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 645 Archival Principles & Practice 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 649 Digital Curation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 660 Enterprise Content Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

User Experience

More information on User Experience

  • GLIS 611 Research Principles&Analysis 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 625 Information Architecture 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 626 Usability Analysis&Assessment 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 627 User-Centered Design 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 629 Information Security 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 630 Data Mining 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 633 Digital Media 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 634 Web System Design & Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 657 Database Design & Development 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Data Science

More information about Data Science

  • GLIS 629 Information Security 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 630 Data Mining 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 634 Web System Design & Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 657 Database Design & Development 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GLIS 691 Special Topics 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    Computer Programming for Information Professionals
  • GLIS 692 Special Topics 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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    Data Science

Research Courses

  • GLIS 603 Research Project 1 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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    • Summer

  • GLIS 604 Research Project 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • GLIS 647 Research Project 3 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • GLIS 689 Selected Topics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Practicum

  • GLIS 699 Practicum 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • See more: Practicum main page

External Electives

Students may take 0-12 credits from other 500-, 600-, or 700-level courses; up to 6 credits may be from other Quebec universities.

Without exception, external elective courses (courses outside of the School) must receive prior approved by the student's advisor and the Graduate Program Director with submission of a required form. External electives policy and required application form is available here.

See more: External electives policy

Transfer Credits

In exceptional cases, students may request a course waiver.  The request should be made to the MISt GPD prior to the first week of classes.  The MISt GPD, in consultation with the course instructor, will assess the student’s educational and professional background in order to decide whether or not a waiver can be granted

Information on transfer credit policy is found in the Admissions FAQ page.

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