MSc Records Management and Information Rights from University of Dundee covers the fundamental principles and practice of records management and information rights. It provides you with the basic core competencies, knowledge and skills required to work professionally in records management and/or information rights.
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.
The course will give you an understanding of records management and information rights practice and tradition. You'll also learn about the management of current and semi-current records and how the strict requirements of legislation can be applied to working environments nationally, internationally and within your own corporate environment. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the relationship between between information rights legislation and different classes of information and how this should be managed.
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.
When you graduate, you will be able to progress in a career within the record management and information rights sectors.
Our graduates could go on to work as:
- records managers
- information governance managers
- information architects
- compliance managers
- project managers
- business analysts
- business technologists
- process analysts
- data protection officers
- information request officers
Graduates have also gone on to undertake doctoral research and careers in academia.
All CAIS programmes are accredited by the UK Archives and Records Association and The Records and Information Management (RIM) Professionals Australasia
- Principles and Practice of Records Management
- Complying with Information Legislation: Principles & Practice
- Research Proposal and Dissertation
- The Theory and Context of Record Keeping
- Archive Services, Access & Preservation
- Cataloguing in a Digital Age
- 60 months
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- You'll need to be a graduate with a Honours degree or above in an appropriate discipline.
- You will also need to be employed or active as a volunteer in a professional records management facility for a minimum of 1/2 day a week and have appropriate prior experience.
- Alternative qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis. Transfer of credit from other study programmes may be possible by arrangement.
International6480 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3240 GBP per semester during 60 months.
National6480 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3240 GBP per semester during 60 months.
- £ 3,240 per 60 credits, £2,010 for dissertation
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.