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Courses Handbook 2013

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2013.
Information for current year courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2012.

312068 v.1 Corporate Information Management Major


This major leads to a professionally recognised qualification in records management and archives. It covers the ability to locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information, gives an understanding of theoretical foundations of information creation andmanagement, especially in a technological environment, and the processes and materials of professional work, in order to meet the needs of client and industry groups. Students are required to take four elective units from the same discipline area which should be outside Information Studies. This major is only available if taken as a double major with the Librarianship major.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Students should complete Recordkeeping Concepts and Practice 103 and Management of Recordkeeping and Archives 102 in first year.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 2 Semester 1
301049 v.5 *   Archives Concepts and Practice 205 3.0 25.0
301833 v.4 *   Information Design 203 3.0 25.0
Year 2 Semester 2
306428 v.5   Enterprise Content Management 202 3.0 25.0
Year 3 Semester 1
306432 v.4   Knowledge Management Principles 303 2.0 25.0
Year 3 Semester 2
11185 v.11   Conservation and Preservation 304 3.0 25.0
311955 v.1   Professional Issues 302 3.0 25.0

*    Please note that second year pre-requisties must be completed in Bachelor of Arts Common First Year elective slots.

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