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Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    24 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

I’m finishing my uni degree, and getting work experience at the same time.

About this course

The Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you knowledge and training in management, record-keeping, archiving and analysis of information.

Studying this program, you will learn about contemporary issues in information management in an Australian context. You will also study a range of arts subjects, including text and culture, art and creativity, engaging media and classic Hollywood cinema.


Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

During this bachelor degree program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Engaging in the humanities
  • Developing research and analytical skills
  • Text and culture
  • Critical thinking
  • Introduction to university learning
  • Engaging media
  • Australian and global society
  • Sociology of everyday life
  • Art and creativity
  • Recordkeeping concepts and practice
  • Introduction to librarianship
  • Management of recordkeeping and archive services
  • Technologies for Information services
  • Archives concepts and practice
  • Information design
  • Reference services
  • Resource description and access
  • Collection management
  • Enterprise content management
  • Knowledge management principles
  • Professional issues
  • Library and information services management
  • Information theory and research
  • Professional issues
  • Conservation and preservation
  • Internet and everyday life
  • Web communication
  • Internet communities and social networks
  • Internet commerce and consumers
  • Web publishing
  • Web media
  • New communication technologies
  • Text and culture
  • Introduction to public relations
  • Styles and genres of journalism
  • Media law
  • Hollywood cinema
  • New media: communications in the electronic age
  • Introduction to writing
  • Writing, rhetoric and persuasion
  • Writing the zeitgeist
  • Writing, editing and publishing
  • Writing magazine features
  • Management concepts
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Employment relations
  • Comparative management
  • Human resources management principles
  • Management employee relations
  • Business process
  • Integrate marketing communications
  • Survey research methods
  • The making of Australia
  • Australian politics in a global context
  • War and peace in world history
  • Contemporary issues in Australian politics: race, nation, class & gender
  • Power and legitimacy in modern political thought
  • Information methods
  • Information systems fundamentals
  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Database concepts and modelling
  • Management support systems
  • Business analysis and modelling
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) from Curtin University.

Graduates of this Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) course will have the skills and education to qualify for a range of positions in librarianship, records management, archives, and information and knowledge management.

Curious about where a career in librarian studies could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Librarian
  • Records Manager
  • Archivist
  • Information Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-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).

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