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Information Theory & Research is an online unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia that evaluates central theories relating to information management, and considers the contribution of research to professional practice and scholarship.
In addition, you will focus on research methods, techniques and tools, as well as academic communication and ethical issues. By covering these topics, you will develop skills in communicating research conclusions to both academic and professional audiences, and improve your scholar .
The unit involves a full-time three-week practicum placement, arranged by Curtin University. To find out more information, enquire now.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
You will be provided with a list of topics in the 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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Information Theory & Research is an essential unit for anyone seeking to pursue a career in managing information, records or archives. It provides you with a comprehensive overview of the key theories involved in the profession, and the relevant research methods, tools and techniques needed to work as librarian or archivist.
In addition, you will gain an insight into the ethical considerations of information management and will learn how to design appropriate ethical strategies.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.