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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master in Archives and Records Management

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 4

Description :

The programme shall extend over four semesters leading to the award of a Master’s in Archives and Records Management. The programme shall extend over 6 semesters for part-time MARM students. 

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  THEORY AND PRACTICE OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  ADVANCED COURSE IN PRESERVATION &CONSERVATION Credits : 2
  COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR ARCHIVES & RECORDS Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  DATABASE SYSTEMS Credits : 2
  WEB DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA Credits : 2
  FOUNDATION OF THE INFORMATION PROFESSION Credits : 2
  THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CATALOGUING AND CLASSN Credits : 3
  INFORMATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS Credits : 1
  TECH WRITING,EDITING&NEWSLETTER/MAG PROD Credits : 2
  KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FOR THE INFO. PROFESSION Credits : 2
  BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 2
  LEGAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  RESEARCH METHODS AND PROPOSALS Credits : 3
  THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  ELECTRONIC RECORDS MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  PRACTICAL PLACEMENT Credits : 6

Optional Courses

  GENERAL MANAGEMENT IN INFORMATION SERVICES Credits : 3
  INFORMATION NETWORKS AND NETWORKING Credits : 3
  SPEC TOP IN LIB&INF SCIENCE&ARCH&REC MGT. Credits : 3
  CATALOGUING ELECTRONIC RESOURCES Credits : 2
  MANAGING AUDIO-VISUAL ARCHIVES Credits : 2
  BUSINESS RECORDS MANAGEMENT Credits : 2
  ARCHIVAL PUBLIC SERVICES,SYSTEMS & PROFESSION Credits : 3
  MANAGEMENT OF SPECIALISED RECORDS Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION (ARCHIVES & RECORDS MANAGEMENT) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION (ARCHIVES & RECORDS MANAGEMENT) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
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