Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

124711 v.3 Graduate Certificate in Information and Library Studies


Course CRICOS Code: 029829E
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 0.5 Years


This course is designed for those with a first professional qualification in records management working in an environment where the management of a library, as well as records management, is involved. It offers an overview of the basic technological, information retrieval and collection management issues in librarianship.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

An undergraduate degree or graduate diploma qualification in records management or archives.

Specific Requirements

Regular and reliable Internet access is required.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study. External study is also available.

Professional Recognition

This course does not confer eligibility for professional membership of relevant professional bodies.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

12160 v.7   Information Studies 513 - Library and Information Services Management 3.0 25.0
12443 v.3   Information Studies 511 - Information Provision 3.0 25.0
12444 v.3   Information Studies 512 - Collection Management 3.0 25.0
12445 v.4   Information Studies 514 - Information Organisation 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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