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Digital Information and Media Management

Aberystwyth University

24 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
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About

The Digital Information and Media Management MSc programme from Aberystwyth University is designed to educate you in the specific skills required for collecting and curating digital information, and preparing it for access and use by individuals and organisations.

Overview

The Digital Information and Media Management MSc programme from Aberystwyth University will teach you about the complexities of digital asset and media management including the development of policies, procedures and processes required to ensure the integrity and accessibility of digital material over time, as well as the governance requirements. You will graduate with the skills and experience to manage digital information for any size of organisation, be it national, governmental or international. By undertaking this Masters you will be equipped with conventional skills in both records and archive management; and in the specific theoretical and technical processes surrounding digital information and media management. 

This unique combination of disciplines and skills will prepare you for managerial and strategic roles in both academic and professional contexts. In addition to subject-specific skills and knowledge, you will have the opportunity to develop a set of widely-applicable professional skills to help you in any workplace – information-related or otherwise. On completion of this course your employability will be greatly enhanced to give you the best possible chance of successful entry into your chosen career path.

Employability

This degree will equip you with latest developments in digital information curation, both in terms of technological and theoretical approaches. By balancing the theory with the practice, you will be strongly placed to succeed in the jobs marketplace, particularly in organisations that prize well-trained managers of its most valuable resource: information. The course will also equip you with a wide range of more general work skills – in research, analysis, writing, presentation and management – ensuring your employability is improved across the board.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Access, Outreach and Advocacy
  • Archives and Records – Practical Project
  • Digital Collection Development
  • Digital Preservation
  • Knowledge and Information Architecture
  • Record Keeping Process and Practice
  • Record Keeping Theories and Contexts
  • Research in the Profession

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Distance Learning application deadlines are two months prior to the course start dates.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum basic entry requirement for a Master’s degree is normally a good Honours Degree or equivalent.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages.

You must:

  • Have a minimum of six weeks practical experience of working with digital information prior to beginning the course;
  • Be employed in a relevant post (full-time, or possibly part-time), or a short-term contract that can reasonably be supposed to last for the duration of the course (a minimum of 2 years) OR be prepared to undertake voluntary work in an archive repository for the duration of the course;
  • Have pre-defined Information and Communication Technology skills and access to a computer linked to the Internet.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

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