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
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                                       

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                    
                  
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

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

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    

Email: admission@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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