36 months
Duration
3600 EUR/year
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About

The Archives and Records Management course at the University of Malta is designed to provide specialised training and the required national and international practical and theoretical skillset for archivists and records managers.

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Overview

The Archives and Records Management  degree at the University of Malta  promotes research in the field by integrating traditional and digital theories and practices. It also aims to enhance archivists and records managers’ careers and give them a body of knowledge and experience to position themselves in the local and international communities.

The degree is structured around the concept of a one-year common compulsory course that covers the main records and archives management theories and practices. After the first year, students will be asked to choose between: Stream A – Information Governance; Stream B – Ecclesiastical and Historical Archives.

Career opportunities

  • The course provides specialised and diversified knowledge in theory and practice-based archival history and records managements to work in public and private national and international institutions.
  • Furthermore, students will be able to further their studies at doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Records Management: History, Principles and Practices
  • Palaeography and Diplomatics
  • Archival Description
  • Electronic Records, Digital Archives and Digital Libraries
  • Legal and Ethical Issues of the Information Professions
  • Administrative History and Governance Structures
  • Integrity and Authenticity in the Digital Environment
  • Private Archives: Theoretical Basis and Practical Challenges
  • Maltese Historical and Ecclesiastical Archives
  • The Roman Inquisition in Malta and its Archive
  • Archival Knowledge Representation and Management
  • Audio-Visual Archiving
  • Preservation, Conservation and Holdings Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course is open to applicants in possession of:

  • a first cycle degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II in Knowledge and Information Management, awarded by this University or any other higher education institution recognised by Senate or
  • a first cycle degree obtained with a Third Class Honours or Category III in Knowledge and Information Management, awarded by this University or any other higher education institution recognised by Senate, provided that such applicants shall be required to submit a portfolio documenting and describing proven professional experience in the library, archive or information management sector, which experience was obtained following their first cycle degree.
  • a first cycle degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II in any other subject

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Fee per semester: Eur 800
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Yr 1: Eur 5,400 / Yr 2: Eur 5,400 / Yr 3: NIL

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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