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University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Knowledge and Information Management (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 6 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIA1325 Knowledge and Information Science: Approaches, Frameworks and Theories 4 ECTS
LIS1010 Information Case Studies and Practices 4 ECTS
LIS1100 Introduction to ICT for Information Professionals 4 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

LIS1011 Research Methods 4 ECTS
LIS1211 Recordkeeping Theory, Principles and Processes 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIA1326 History of Information: Ideas, Infrastructures and Institutions 4 ECTS
LIS1410 Cataloguing and Bibliographic Management 1 4 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to time-table constraints.

LIS1212 Introduction to Electronic Records Management 4 ECTS
LIS1312 Malta-Related Archives and Records 6 ECTS
LIS1411 Intellectual Control of Records 4 ECTS
LIS1332 Bibliographical Control 6 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

LIS1101 Digital Libraries 4 ECTS
LIS1213 Digital Archives 6 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIA2325 Records and Information Governance and Management 4 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

LIS1011 Research Methods 4 ECTS
LIS1230 Collection Development 4 ECTS
LIS2223 Print and Digital Publishing 4 ECTS
LIS2224 Information Sectors 4 ECTS
LIS2420 Archives Management 4 ECTS
LIS2612 Management in the Information Sector 4 ECTS
LIS2721* Special Topic 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIS2505 Analysis, Design and Management of Systems for Information Professionals 6 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

CGS2005 Human Information Behaviour 4 ECTS
LIA1518 Basics of Library Classification and Subject Indexing 4 ECTS
LIA2326 The Information Professions 4 ECTS
LIS2112 Archival Description 4 ECTS
LIS2412 Library Services to Children and Young Adults 4 ECTS
LIS2413 Collective Memory Institutions, History and Society 4 ECTS
LIS2611 Preservation Studies 4 ECTS
LIS2721* Special Topic 4 ECTS

* Before registering for study-unit LIS2721, students are required to check its availability with the Student Helpdesk.



 
Last Updated: 1 June 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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