Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives
Full-time or part-time
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|Study mode||On-campus, mixed on- and off-campus and online|
February or July
If you begin your in July you will have a restricted study program due to the prerequisites and unit availabilities
|Duration||1 year full-time or equivalent part-time|
The Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives will equip you with a professionally accredited qualification for employment in a variety of record keeping and information management roles. This course offers further training in the areas of information handling, information management in the context of new technologies, as well as data storage, retrieval and preservation. You must complete a practicum placement as a requirement of the graduate diploma. The practicum placement is organised by the Department of Information Studies.
*Please note that offshore international students enrolling in this course can only study it fully online. This course is not available to onshore international students.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree or equivalent.
As the course is heavily dependent on computer skills, you should develop competency in word-processing and Internet browser software before commencing the course.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Regular and reliable Internet access is required.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$17,700*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
The Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives is accredited as a professional level course by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIM Professionals Australia) and the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA).
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Employment for archivists, curators and records managers to 2016-17 is expected to grow moderately. Archivists, curators and records managers are employed across several industries including: public administration and safety, health care and social assistance, arts and recreation services, and education and training.
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