Diploma in Records, Archives and Information Management

The aim is to produce highly competent professionals in the fields of archives, records and information management.

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Programme Availability
Sokoine National Agricultural Library
Host Department
Department of Information & Records Studies
Level of Study
Diploma Programme
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSES

ICT 0100    Introduction to Computers and their Applications                    

RAM 0100    Principles of Records Management                    

ILS 0102    Principles of Information Management                    

ILS 0103    Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Management                    
SC 0100    Communication Skills I                    
RAM 0101    Management of Registries                    
                    
ELECTIVES
DS 0100    Principles of Development                    
RAM 0102    Office Management and Practice                    

ILS 0105    Information Services for Rural Communities                    
MTH 0101    Basic Mathematics                    
                    
                    

SEMESTER II CORE COURSES
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSES

RAM 0103    Selection    and    Acquisition    of Archival Materials                    
MTH 0100    Introduction to Statistics                    
ILS 0106    Cataloguing and Classification 1                    

RAM 0104    Arrangements and Description of Archival Materials                    
ICT 0101    Information Literacy                    
                    
ELECTIVES COURSES
ILS 0107    Project Management                    
RAM 0105    Business Archives                    
ICT 0102    Desktop Publishing                    
COM 0101    Communication Skills II                    
ILS 0108    User Services and Relations                    
SUB TOTAL                    
TOTAL                    

SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSES

ICT 0200    Introduction to Database Management                    
RAM 0200    Electronic Archives                    

RAM 0201    Legal and Policy Aspects of Records/Archival Work                    
RAM 0202    Management of Current Records                    

ILS 0200    Research Methods in Information Management                    
ILS 0202    Research Project 1                    
                    

ELECTIVES COURSES

ICT 0202    Concepts of Computer Networking                    
ICT 0203    Introduction to Web Publishing                    
ILS 0203    Principles of Management                    

ILS 0204    Repackaging and Dissemination of Information                    
                    
                    
SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSES

ICT 0204    Records Systems in Digital Environment                    

RAM 0203    Preservation and Conservation of Records                    
RAM 0204    Managing Archives                    
ILS 0205    Research Project 2                    

ICT 0205    Digitization of Archival Materials                    
SUB TOTAL                    
ELECTIVES COURSES
ILS 0206    Knowledge Management                    

ILS 0207    Marketing of Information Services                    

ILS 0208    Policy and Planning for Information Services                    

ICT 0206    Information Technology and the Society                    
 
 

Admission for the Diploma in Records, Archive and Information Management requires One Principal Pass in one of the following subjects A- level certificate, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics and Commerce, History, English, French and Kiswahili OR Certificate in Records Management/or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 2nd Class and four passes at O-level certificate.

Tshs 900,000 per year

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.


Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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