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Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you skills and training in managing and handling records, archives and information. Studying this course, you will gain an understanding of the processes and uses of information within businesses and organisations. You will also learn the practice of archiving within a professional context. A practical fieldwork component will also give you the training to match your education in records management and archives.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent.

Areas of study

During this graduate diploma program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Information design
  • Archives concepts and practice
  • Record-keeping concepts and practice
  • Information management technologies
  • Knowledge management principles
  • Management of record-keeping and archives services
  • Enterprise content management
  • Information theory & research
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 Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives from Curtin University.

Upon completion of this graduate diploma program, you will have a thorough understanding of information behaviour research. This course will give you the skills and experience to structure information objects and create metadata.

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

FEE-HELP is available.

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

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.

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