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Diploma/Certificate in Professional Studies: Archives and Records Management

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development
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2,040 GBP excl. VAT
English
Liverpool
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Course description

Diploma/Certificate in Professional Studies: Archives and Records Management

The D/CPS ARM is a practically-based undergraduate level programme by distance learning which allows anyone currently working in archives and records management access to university-based training and education. It is not a full professional qualification in archives and records management but provides professional development for those for whom the postgraduate programmes are unsuitable.

The programme enables participants to gain or develop knowledge and skills in archives and records management.

Core modules are designed to cover the broad principles of archives, records management and preservation, and to demonstrate how these may be practically applied in the workplace.

Specialist modules enable the selection of further study areas of particular relevance to the student.

Diploma in professional studies must be completed within four years

Certificate in professional studies must be completed within two years

This course is also offered as an online program

Suitability - Who should attend?

Programme requirements

It is important that all students on the programme have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience required to be in a position to complete the module workpackages and submit assignments.

Who is the programme suitable for?

It is suitable for those based in:

  1. local authority archives
  2. museums
  3. libraries
  4. special collections
  5. business archives
  6. charitable archives
  7. specialist archives

Training Course Content

Programme content and structure

The D/CPS ARM is a flexible credit-based module programme. Each module offered is worth 15 credits and takes 10 weeks to complete by distance learning. The programme operates at Level 6 of the framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), roughly quivalent to the standard you would expect in the final year of an undergraduate degree course.

Certificate in Professional Studies

  • Introduction to Records and Information Management
  • Processing Records and Archives
  • Reference and User Services
  • Preservation Management

Diploma in Professional Studies

  • Archives as an Information Resource
  • Advocating Archives
  • Archives Management
  • Records Management
  • Business Archives

Single modules

Each module is worth 15 credits which can be claimed on successful completion.

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University of Liverpool

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