GradCert Digital Information Management

Academic Year 2020/2021

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

Curricular information is subject to change

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The Graduate Certificate is ideal for professionals who want to "top up" their exisiting postgraduate degree with specialist information in digital information management.  Further, the Graduate Certificate offers a pathway to the MSc or GradDip in Digital Informaiton Management, should you decide you want to go forward with more education after completing the 30 credit Graduate Certificate. 

The Graduate Certificate combines core elements of digital preservation and curation.  You will learn from academic and industry leaders in Ireland about how to manage “born digital” and digitised materials in a variety of formats including text, image, audio and video.    You will explore the challenges of maintaining digital information and acquire the skills needed to liase with technologists about data storage and data management issues.

    Summarize the challenges and approaches to maintaining digital material.

    Outline the key requirements and standards for digital information management.

    Describe the elements of the digital curation lifecycle and other relevant models.

    Develop and apply policies and standards for and associated with stages of the digital curation lifecycle.

    Construct plans for maintaining digital material in different environments.

    Compare, contrast, and utilise tools for managing digital information over time.

    Justify the need for digital information management practices in a variety of environments.

    Communicate the need for long term access to digital material to different audiences.

    Choose the appropriate method for maintaining different types of digital material.

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    Core (30 credits)

    IS 30340 Managing IT for Information Professionals

    IS40770 Digital Curation: Core Concepts

    IS 40790 Digital Curation Tools

    IS 40760 Research Data Management

    IS 40810 Communication and Outreach for Digital Information Management

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    The following entry routes are available:

    Graduate Certificate Digital Information Management PT (W414)
    1 Years
    Part Time