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Records Management and Digital Preservation MSc

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    60 months

Course summary

This course will learn the fundamental principles and practice of records management and digital preservation for a career in this sector, either in the UK or overseas We teach records management and digital preservation by focusing on the core principles, theory and practice. Our focus is very much on a mix of the theoretical and the practical. You must be working or volunteering in an appropriate professional environment both prior to and throughout your studies so you can apply what you are learning. As part of this course, you will research and write a dissertation on a topic of your own interest.

You will develop your understanding of records management and digital preservation practice and tradition. This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the management of current and semi-current records, and give you a thorough understanding of how digital records should be managed, preserved and retrieved. You’ll receive a lot of online content right from the start and benefit from our flexible teaching model that allows students to take semesters off and learn from subject experts.

Careers:

Our courses are designed to produce graduates capable of progressing in a career within the record management and digital preservation sectors.

Our graduates could go on to work as:

  • records managers
  • digital archivists
  • digital collection managers/developers
  • digital preservation specialists
  • knowledge manager
  • privacy officers
  • data loss prevention officers
  • internal auditor
  • cybersecurity officers
  • information governance officers
  • consultants

Graduates have also gone on to undertake doctoral research and careers in academia.

Application deadline

11 July 2021, 14 November 2021, 13 March 2022

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 122 21

    13th out of 104 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    178 84%

    9th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    53
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    111th

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    186 83%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    23rd

    3

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