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Information Management and Preservation MSc/PgDip/PgCert

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

Application deadline

29 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

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