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MSc Records Management and Information Rights

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  • Study Type

    Distance learning & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Information Services

  • Start Date

    January, September

  • Course Duration

    30 - 60 months

  • Course Type

    MSc, PgDip, PgCert

  • Course Fees

    Reg Fee £95
    Certificate £2,910
    Diploma £5,820
    10 Credit Module £485
    20 Credit Module £970
    60 Credit Module £1,800

  • Last Updated

    14 November 2018

Course content


The Records Management courses are aimed at those wishing to work, or currently working, in records management, digital recordkeeping and/or information rights. They are accredited by the Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland and by Records and Information Management Professionals Australia.

The courses provide

  • a professional education in the theory and practice of records management, digital recordkeeping and compliance with information rights law
  • an in-depth knowledge of the processes necessary for the management of records, digital objects and/or the requirements of information rights law
  • an understanding of recordkeeping practice and tradition and its relationship with digital information and/or compliance with information legislation
  • flexible, supported and interactive study
  • modules taught by experts in their field
  • the opportunity to develop research skills and expertise during the preparation of the masters dissertation
  • accredited single module study for CPD from an extensive range of modules
  • the ability to gain a professional qualification whilst working

The MSc/PGDip degrees consist of core modules that cover fundamental theory and practice, which you must take, and optional modules that let you tailor your degree to your requirements or interests. PG Certificates are available for existing professionals seeking to update their knowledge of this rapidly evolving area and can be completed within 1 year.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University of Dundee has been given a Gold award – the highest possible rating – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Read more about the Teaching Excellence Framework

English Language Programmes

We offer Pre-Sessional and Foundation Programme(s) throughout the year. These are designed to prepare you for university study in the UK when you have not yet met the language requirements for direct entry onto a degree programme.

Teaching & Assessment

MLitt/MSc (International) /Diploma/ Certificate

Plus optional modules

Additional costs

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year.

Additional costs:

  • may be mandatory or optional expenses
  • may be one off, ongoing or incidental charges and certain costs may be payable annually for each year of your programme of study
  • vary depending on your programme of study
  • are payable by you and are non-refundable and non-transferable

Unfortunately, failure to pay additional costs may result in limitations on your student experience.

For additional costs specific to your course please speak to our Enquiry Team.

Visit the MSc Records Management and Information Rights page on the University of Dundee website for more details!




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