Evidence of successful study at Level 5
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
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100% internally assessed
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This course will introduce you to archives and archival management in New Zealand, and to the evolving theories, methodologies, business practices and issues associated with them. You will become familiar with the characteristics of archives and their roles in society. You will understand the place of archives in broader recordkeeping practice and in ensuring memory and accountability, and you will learn about the key issues surrounding the establishment and management of archival collections.
Topics covered include: Defining archives, archival principles, the role of the archivist, repository management, acquisition, appraisal, scheduling, organisation and description, preservation management, reference and outreach, and archival issues.
This course is a revised version of 72176 Managing Archives. Students may use 72176 in place of 72274.
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