Honours degree at first or second-class and at least 60 hours relevant archival experience in a recognised archive. Applicants must be employed or otherwise active (e.g. in a volunteer capacity) in an archive or records management environment. Alternative qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Transfer of credit from other study programmes may be possible, subject to the approval of the university.
Months of entry
January, May, September
Course contentThe Archives and Records Management programme is aimed at those wishing to work, or currently working, in the archives and records management sector either in the UK or overseas. It is accredited by the Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland and by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australia and provides a professional qualification. There are exit points at Masters and Diploma level, a postgraduate Certificate is also available.
The range of modules offered ensure students are equipped to work in a variety of environments including traditional archive offices, the digital sector, national or international contexts, and for public, private or commercial bodies.
core modules and a wide choice of optional modules
all content delivered online in a fully supported environment
expert tutors with a wide range of practical and research experience
no exams, continuous assessment through tasks, essays and reports
regular feedback from tutors, discussions with other students and support from administrative staff
initial study school in Dundee and additional optional visits to archives
at least 15 hours a week study time required
Fees and fundingEmployers or self-funding.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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