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Archives Concepts and Practice introduces and examines the principles underpinning the operation of archives and their management. These principles are being constantly refined, particularly in Australia where they are relatively new.
In this online unit, students will focus on the role of archive management and how this affects Australia within an international context. Topics such as information policy, professional ethics, conservation, technology and communication will be covered. During the unit, students will develop their skills in analysis, evaluation and research. They will look at best practices in the context of an organisation's needs, for both academic and business requirements.
Course content is accessed online through dedicated platforms and discussion boards. Coursework and project work will form the basis of the unit, broken down into an investigative assignment, exercises and a report.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
You must also have completed, be in the process of completing, or be planning to complete the following unit:
In this Archives Concepts and Practice unit, the topics you will study will be provided in your unit outline.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Understanding the principles covered in Archives Concept and Practice is key for to becoming a successful information management practitioner. The unit offers the opportunity to consider relevant international standards and how they affect information management in Australia. This fosters the capacity to think globally and consider issues from a variety of perspectives. The ability to assess user needs and tailor communication appropriately is also developed.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.