Certificate in Library & Information Systems

The award of a Higher Education Certificate in Library and Information Systems will be made subject to the student completing the specified core units obtaining a minimum of 120 credit points.

Admission Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of Form 5 with passes in Maths and English.
  • Satisfactory completion of Form 3 with at least five years of relevant work experience.
  • Successful completion of a recognized programme of study

Program Structure

Code: CLIS
Title: Certificate in Library and Information Systems
Core Units: 5 Units
Electives: 2 Units (Only one elective is recommended to register)
Total Credit Points: 120
Campus: Kukum/Panatina

Unit CodeUnit TitlePrerequisiteSemester OfferedCredit Points
LIS301Introduction to Library & Information Systems120
LIS302Information & Communication Technology in Libraries120
BC381 [Elective]Communication Skills18
BC351 [Elective]Introduction to Computer18
LIS303Organization of Knowledge 11 & 230
LIS304Library Ergonomics222
LIS305Information skills for academic use (Scholarly Primitive) 220


For further details


Dr. Don Karunanayake

Head of Department – Library & Information System

School of Humanities

Faculty of Education & Humanities

Email: Don.Karunanayake@sinu.edu.sb