Master of Digital Information Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

The Master of Arts in Digital Information Management is part of an articulated program designed to produce information professionals able to create and manage information which is increasingly in digital formats. It also examines strategies and practices for the delivery of knowledge services for both organisations and communities in the 21st century. The program equips graduates with a deep, theoretically informed understanding of how knowledge and information are created, represented, communicated and used by individuals and groups both online and in the physical world. In addition, students develop the technical and project management skills needed to design, build and manage online information resources such as websites and digital repositories. Students gain an understanding of contemporary issues, trends, innovations and forces for change in information practice; of ethical practice and the ability to operate with integrity, rigor, self-reliance and cooperation in professional contexts.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,632
International: $42,264

Entry Requirements:

UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants who have not completed a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma or a graduate certificate in any field of study (or overseas equivalent) must provide: a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course; a CV which should include details of paid and voluntary work or other experiences that could be relevant to the course. If applicants do not submit these documents, their application may not be considered. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Structure:

This course requires completion of 72 credit points made up of 24 credit points of core subjects, 24 credit points of electives and 24 credit points of master's core subjects. Students choose subjects from a specified list of electives. Students can choose an elective subject beyond the specified list only with the approval of the graduate adviser. Full-time students are required to undertake 24 credit points a session. Part-time students should undertake 8 or 16 credit points a session.

Subjects you can Study:

Digital information management

Study Pathways:

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Diploma in Digital Information Management and the Master of Digital Information Management. Students who have successfully completed the graduate diploma in the articulated program and who are admitted to this course are eligible for credit recognition for completed subjects.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible to receive professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) if they have completed the core foundation subjects, plus 57084 Information Architecture and Design as one of their three elective subjects.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00099F

Related Careers:

Librarian, Records Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 1.5 years
City No info No Part time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00099F

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