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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Information Management and Preservation

University of Glasgow

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.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The programme is designed to put students in the strongest possible position to seek a role in Archives, Records & Information Management, Digital Curation and related fields, upon graduation. Throughout the programme we aim to provide further experience in these contexts, either through traditional placements for coursework or your dissertation, or through virtual placements working with archives and similar organisations.
  • As a graduate you will be eligible to be accredited by both the Archives & Records Association and CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals), providing valuable professional recognition in both the archive and library fields.

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

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.

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Modules

  • Compulsory modules
  • archives, records, and information management
  • creating and managing digital records
  • digital curation and preservation issues
  • archival theory
  • user needs
  • description, cataloguing, and navigation
  • ARCHIVES AND RECORDS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • RECORDS AND EVIDENCE
  • DESCRIPTION, CATALOGUING AND NAVIGATION
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time