Master of Information Management

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

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.

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

  • Information management

Standard 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.

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.

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/

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $35,200
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Curtin Course Code: MC-INFMGT1

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