Master of Information Management

Curtin University

This course is designed to enhance technical skill and to provide an understanding of the ways in which the field of information management is developing. This course is designed to provide graduates with a professional qualification in information management or an avenue to upgrade previous qualifications. Areas of study include Librarianship, Records Management, Corporate Information Management, Archives and Knowledge Management.

Course Fee:

Australian: $35,200

Entry Requirements:

Specifically, applicants require a three year bachelor degree in another discipline or a four year honours degree in another discipline. As the course is heavily dependent on computer skills, applicants should develop competency in word processing and use of Internet browser software before commencement of the course.

Structure:

The course consists of twelve prescribed units of 25 credit points, plus two 'Advanced Discipline Project' units of 50 credit points. The Advanced Discipline Project units consist of a substantial piece of research, conducted independently under supervision. Two fieldwork placements of three weeks each will be undertaken during inter-semester breaks. This allows students to put into practice, in a supervised work environment, the theoretical learning they have undertaken in the various units. Fieldwork placements are arranged for both internal and external students. Exemptions may be possible for students with required levels of work experience in libraries or other information services.

Subjects you can Study:

Information management

Study Pathways:

Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees. For further details, see the Graduate Research School website http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/

Further information:

Curtin Course Code: MC-INFMGT1

Recognition:

Recognition of this course by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia, the Australian Society of Archivists and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is being sought.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00301J

Related Careers:

Librarian, Records Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Full time 2 years
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Part time 4 years

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