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University of Malta

Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences

Diploma in Archives and Records Management
(Dip. ARM(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

LIS1010 Information Case Studies and Practices 4 ECTS
LIS1211 Recordkeeping Theory, Principles and Processes 4 ECTS
LIA1325 Knowledge and Information Science: Approaches, Frameworks and Theories 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

LIA1511 Document Management Systems 2 ECTS
LIS1212 Introduction to Electronic Records Management 4 ECTS
LIS1312 Malta-Related Archives and Records 6 ECTS
LIS1411 Intellectual Control of Records 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 28ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for 4 ECTS credits from the list of elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

LIS1951* Practicum 4 ECTS (NC)
LIS2420 Archives Management 4 ECTS

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

LIS2224 Information Sectors 4 ECTS
LIS2555 Palaeography and Diplomatics 4 ECTS
LIS2721** Special Topic 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

LIS1951* Practicum 4 ECTS (NC)
LIS2112 Archival Description 4 ECTS
LIS2910 Long Essay 8 ECTS (NC)
LIS2992 Synoptic Exam Paper 1 4 ECTS (NC)
LIS2993 Synoptic Exam Paper 2 4 ECTS (NC)

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

LIS2412 Library Services to Children and Young Adults 4 ECTS
LIS2413 Collective Memory Institutions, History and Society 4 ECTS
LIS2721** Special Topic 4 ECTS

* Students are required to register for LIS1951 in either semester 1 or semester 2.

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



Requirement for successful completion of Year 2: 32ECTS credits

Requirement for award of Diploma in Archive and Records Management: 60ECTS credits

 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 21 July 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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