Information Resource Management (IRM)

Synopsis at IRM

  • In the Information Resource Management (IRM) program, students receive comprehensive education from both Carleton University and Algonquin College. Carleton University emphasizes theoretical foundations, advanced programming, data analysis, and information architecture. Meanwhile, Algonquin College provides practical skills in library science, information retrieval, and library technician roles through its Library and Information Technician diploma program. This collaboration ensures graduates possess a holistic skill set, making them well-prepared for diverse careers in data analysis, digital information management, web design, and more. The program's integration of theory and practice equips students with a strong foundation and practical expertise to excel in the dynamic field of information resource management.
  • This stream covers a varity of skills and topics such as:
    • Digital Data Management
    • Programming for Data Analysis
    • Web Content Management
    • Information Architecture
    • Cataloging and Classification
    • Data Visualization
    • Database Development
    • Library and Information Services
    • And numerous other opportunities are available!
  • Gain the valuable opportunity to work at renowned North American companies through the Cooperative Education program. For further insights into the workings of the Coop program at BIT, please visit our dedicated Cooperative page

Program Highlights

  • Cooperative Education: Get real-world experience through co-op placements with data-intensive companies across Canada.
  • Language Component: Expand your language skills while pursuing your passion for information management.
  • Dual Credential: Graduates earn a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology from Carleton University along with an Advanced Diploma in Library and Information Technician from Algonquin College.
  • Diverse Skill Set: Gain expertise in data management, programming, web content creation, e-commerce applications, and more!

Admission Requirements

For detailed information about admission requirements, please refer to Carleton University's Admissions Page. Be sure to select "Information Technology" under the Program of Interest section to find relevant and accurate information tailored to your application.

Make sure to set Program of Interest to Information Technology under the Admission Requirements Section

Quick Links

Below are links to places where you can find important information about the IRM Stream at BIT:

  • Course Path - View a topology of the entire program in a flowchart format
  • Course List - View all the course information broken down by year
  • Course Outlines - View any course outlines from the program
  • Schedule - View a student timetable of the possible course timings you can take (Note: Timings are subject to change)