University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

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

On this programme students learn skills in the core competencies of archives; records and information management; digitisation, digital curation and preservation issues; archival theory; user needs and description; cataloguing; and navigation.

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. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 weeks experience in related field.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods; professional studies; dissertation; archives and records information management; records and evidence; description, cataloguing and navigation; management, curation and preservation of digital materials. Optional modules include: 2d digitisation; document encoding; archives and records theory; records and the transition to the digital; phenomenology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (EU) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (International) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,667 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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