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University of Dundee

Dundee , Scotland ,United Kingdom

Archives and Records Management PGDip

We teach archives and records management by focusing on the core principles, theory and practice that underpin these disciplines.

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.

You will develop an understanding of record keeping practice and tradition. You'll gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of archives and will learn to apply this knowledge either in the public sector or in commercial or specialist environments. We'll also give you a comprehensive training in the creation and management of current and semi-current records.

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.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Our graduates could go on to work as:

  • archivists
  • records managers
  • information compliance officers
  • heritage managers
  • outreach and education officers
  • community engagement officers
  • oral history project managers
  • audio-visual archivists
  • heritage consultants
  • special collections managers

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

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You'll need to be

  • a graduate with a with an Honours degree or above in an appropriate discipline and
  • be employed or active as a volunteer in a professional archive for a minimum of half a day per 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.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (overall) 6.5
  • Reading 6.0
  • Listening 6.0
  • Speaking 6.5
  • Writing 6.5

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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 05 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 16200 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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