Records Management and Digital Preservation

University of Dundee


City Campus, Off campus


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

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.

You can exit with 60 credits with the PgCert.

You can exit with 120 credits with the PgDip.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to be a graduate with an Honours degree or above in an appropriate discipline.

You will also need to be employed or active as a volunteer in a professional archive for a minimum of 1/2 day a week and have appropriate prior experience.

Start Date

September, January, May


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

30-60 months



SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Culture and Heritage

Libraries and Information Science

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