Master of Information Management - Archives and Records Management (DMIL)

University of South Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Master of Information Management (Archives and Records Management) offers a learning environment informed by industry and relevant professional practice. It leverages a unique partnership with the State Library and State Records of South Australia, both in content and teaching. Students learn the most contemporary practical applications of information theory, and have the opportunity to do a practical field work project and a four-week placement in a library. Students also study several elective courses to further develop their chosen area of professional interest, and develop a profound understanding of information behaviour, literacy, reading and readers. The degree culminates in a professional research project or minor research thesis.


72 units of study plus the IM Industry Experience Report.


  • Archives
  • Information Management
  • Records Management

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution
  • Or Graduate Diploma in Information Management.


This program is professionally accredited by Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia and the Australian Society of Archivists.

Study pathways

Students have the option to complete a minor thesis on a topic of their choice which could result in eligibility to apply for a PhD. Students can exit this degree with the Graduate Certificate in Information Management after having completed the first four courses or they can exit with the Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Archives and Records Management) after completing the first eight courses.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $50,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

This program is no longer available to international students.

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