Apply for Graduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management (OpenUnis)

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OG-ARCREC

Archives and Records Management

Oua graduate diploma

Gain the skills to design and manage record-keeping systems and ensure the efficient and ethical management of information.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Graduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management (OpenUnis)
  • Duration

    Duration

    1 year full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    200
  • Location

    Location

    Open Universities Australia
Course outline

Applicants for this course should apply through OUA directly

Please visit the Open Universities Australia website for more information.

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Course outline

Outline

Outline

This course will qualify you to work as an archivist and records manager in a range of organisations, including in community and national archives and the records offices of government, non-profit and corporate organisations.

You’ll learn how to manage and preserve records and archives and to design recordkeeping systems. You’ll also critically analyse recordkeeping systems as instruments of power, accountability, identity, memory and social justice – giving you the skills to ensure efficient and ethical management of information.

During your studies you’ll complete a three-week practicum in a records or an archives setting, gaining real-world experience and the opportunity to develop your professional networks.

This course is also a pathway to a Master of Information Science and the Master of Information Science (Extended).

How this course will make you industry ready

You'll complete a three-week practicum in a records or an archives setting, where you'll gain real-world experience and be able to develop your professional networks.

What you'll learn

  • apply knowledge of the theory, principles and practices in archival science and records management
  • generate creative and innovative solutions to complex issues facing archives and records management professionals
  • access, adapt, and create information and technologies to communicate with diverse stakeholders
  • engage in ethical and culturally capable information practices within local, regional and international contexts
  • recognise, respect and support diverse cultures and knowledges with particular awareness of Indigenous perspectives
  • demonstrate personal autonomy, accountability and collaboration in professional archives and records management practice that reflects high ethical and moral standards
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Location

This offering is only available online. Please visit the Open Universities Australia website for more information.

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The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

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  • Curtin course code: OG-ARCREC
  • Last updated on: 14 April 2024

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