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- Online assignment submission
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A site visit to an approved archives institution will be arranged during the course, and may require travel to a capital city or major regional centre. The visit forms part of the Report assessment.
This subject introduces students to the practice and theory of archives management. The subject is grounded in an understanding of international archival principles, which are well formulated and form the basis of practice in this continually evolving environment. Topics include archival theory, appraisal, acquisition and accessioning, arrangement and description and access regimes and challenges.
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- Assignment 1 - Test (25%)
- Assignment 2 - Exercise (25%)
- Assignment 3 - Project (50%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject