THE Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) has published Programme Standards for Library and Information Sciences document to provide specific guidelines to providers in a particular field or course of study so as to fulfil the MQF requirements. These guidelines, if followed closely and wisely, enable the development and sustenance of quality programmes in Malaysia, consequently improving the quality of graduates and their employability and mobility.
The Programme Standards for Library and Information Sciences is formulated to promote the development of academic programmes in the field of library and information sciences from diploma to the doctoral levels. It includes specific guidelines on programme aims and objectives, programme learning outcomes, programme design (including a proposed programme structure), admission criteria, student assessment, academic staff, educational resources and continuous quality improvement.
The panel of experts involved in development of this programme standards represent various stakeholders including the government and private agencies, and higher education providers.
This document can be purchased at Malaysian Qualifications Agency, Tingkat 14B, Menara PKNS-PJ, No 17 Jln Yong Shook Lin 46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. This document can also be read from this website: www.mqa.gov.my.
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