Description

This programme provides you with an understanding of contemporary information and records management issues. It pays special attention to the management of digital records and electronic resources, and how to manage these alongside analogue resources.

Study Details:

MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part‑time PgDip: 9 months full-time PgCert: 4 months full-time

Module Details:

The programme consists of six courses spread over two semesters. You will take courses in:

ARCHIVES AND RECORDS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
RECORDS AND EVIDENCE
DESCRIPTION, CATALOGUING AND NAVIGATION
MANAGEMENT, CURATION & PRESERVATION OF DIGITAL MATERIALS

Optional courses may include, but are limited to:

2D DIGITISATION
LAW, INFORMATION GOVERNANCE AND COLLECTIONS
ARCHIVES & RECORDS THEORY
DOCUMENT ENCODING
EARLY MODERN PALAEOGRAPHY

Programme Funding

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Student Destinations

As a graduate, you will be well placed for a career as an archivist, records and information manager, librarian, or digital curator within a variety of public and private organisations.

Positions held by recent graduates include Archivist, Assistant Archivist, Project Archivist, Records Manager, Compliance Manager, Librarian, Information Manager, Digital Archivist.

Fees

MSc Home Full-time fee: £10250 Part-time fee: £1139 per 20 credits EU/International Full-time fee: £19350 PgDip Home Full-time fee: £6833 EU/International Full-time fee: £12900 PgCert Home Full-time fee: £3417 EU/International Full-time fee: £6450

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

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