History - Archives & Records Management

University College Dublin


Course Name History - Archives & Records Management
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z020 Z100
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA Archives & Records Management FT (Z020)
Duration 1 Years Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MA Archives & Records Management PT (Z100)
Duration 2 Years Attend Part Time Deadline

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration Z020: 1 year full-time
Z100: 2 years part-time
Course Fee

Expand+MA Archives & Records Management (Z020) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 9760
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

MA Archives & Records Management (Z100) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5960
nonEU fee per year - € 10250


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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

Ireland and the UK: 2nd class honours, grade I in the primary degree. In exceptional circumstances candidates with a high 2nd class honours, grade II degree will be considered.



Expand+Professional Accreditation
Accredited by the Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) and currently the only fully accredited course of its kind in Ireland.

Facilities and Resources
The programme’s learning environment comprises lectu...

Course Content

Expand+MA Archives & Records Management
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MA Archives & Records Management programme in the School of History trains students to select, curate and ensure access to the historic and future memory contained in ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA consists of a number of taught modules, each of which is worth 5 or 10 credits, and a dissertation worth 30 credits. Core modules provide students with the fundamental knowledge, competencies and skills relevant to a career in archives and rec...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Since programmes for the education of records professionals were first established in UCD in the 1970s, successful graduates have found work in a range of archives, libraries and corporations in Ireland and globally. The MA programme is also the first step for those seeking to pursue an academic career in archives and records management education.
Further Enquiries Elizabeth Mullins
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 7544
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