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Information Science (MSc) - Records Management

Course Description

About this course

Are you looking for a distance learning course that gives you the flexibility to combine your existing job, or other commitments, with a Masters-level qualification in the field of records management? This course combines core modules in information science with specialised modules in Recordkeeping Theories and Concepts as well as Recordkeeping Processes, Systems and Tools.

This course is designed equally for those who are already information professionals and those who are looking to break into the sector for the first time. To suit those who have existing work commitments, the course is taught via a flexible distance learning mode and it has a slightly extended duration of 16 months. If you would prefer to study full-time on campus, please see MSc Information Science.

See the website https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/information-science-msc-records-management-dl-dtdinx6/


All of Northumbria’s information science postgraduate courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and this Records Management pathway also benefits from Archives and Records Association accreditation. These accreditations make our courses stand out and enhance their credibility and currency among employers, and are also crucial for progressing to Chartership status once qualified.

Who would this Course suit?

This distance learning course for people who are, or will be, working within an information environment and who are committed to studying for a Masters qualification alongside their other commitments. It’s a great way to add a specialism in records management to your undergraduate studies in any subject, such as computing, business or social sciences.

Visit the Information Science (MSc) - Records Management page on the Northumbria University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A first degree from a UK university or equivalent (usually a 2:2 classification or above) is normally required.

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