Taught course

Information Management and Preservation (Digital) (Archives and Records Management)

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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.

You should have a minimum of two weeks' experience in related field.

Your application should also include a short statement (500 words) outlining your interest in the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The 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.

  • The programme is designed for those with a professional interest in records and information management, archives and digital curation. It will prepare you to work in these fields, and give you a thorough grounding for continuing with research.
  • You will complete a two-week work placement in an archive, records management or digital repository.

  • 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.

Find out more about core and optional courses.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8450 Part-time fee: £939 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
humanities-pg@glasgow.ac.uk