UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Archives and Records Management

This course is aimed at those wishing to broaden or deepen understanding of aspects of the information world at postgraduate level, or to prepare for doctoral studies. It is also aimed at mid-career information and cultural professionals who wish to develop their leadership, management and professional skill.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A 1st professional qualification and several years' relevant work experience is desirable.

Course modules

Options include: Management of services, resources or systems; information and communication systems and technologies; adult learning and professional development; archives and records management; digital humanities; information services for specialist media or users; information sources, organisation and retrieval; publishing; cultural heritage.

Assessment methods

Taught modules are delivered through lectures, seminars, group work and practicals. Research skills are developed through classes within the department and students are encouraged to take courses run by UCL Doctoral School. Assessment is through a mixture of essays, reports, examination and practical assignments and by the dissertation and viva.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council; Professional/Vocational award.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Variable - 2 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 3,835 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 9,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,915 per Academic year (home fees) 15 weeks
PgCert Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 15 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7383 0557