Records and Documents Management (Master's by Coursework)

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About Courses

The Master of Science in Records and Documents Management is an innovative programmes which advocate analytical thinking skills in managing records, documents and conducting research relevant to the information needs of customers, organization and nation. It is designed to provide professional in records with an in-depth understanding the capable of capitalizing the knowledge as a strategic organization resource by adapting the latest information and communication technology (ICT) in the context of producing and delivery information-related to products and services complying with organizational needs and expectations.

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 3-4 Semesters
  • Part Time: 4-6 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Course Offered

  • SEMESTER 1 (Core)
    • Epistemology of Information Management 
    • Management of Information & Knowledge Resources 
    • Fundamentals of Records and Archives Management 
    • Analysis and Design of Records Management System 
  • SEMESTER 2 (Core)
    • Record Keeping Metadata 
    • Research Methods for Records and Documents Professional 
    • Managing Risk in Records Management 
    • Elective
  • SEMESTER 3 (Core)
    • Preservation of Organizational Memory 
    • Research Project for Records and Documents Professional 
    • Digital Records Forensic and E-Discovery 
    • Elective
  • Electives (SEMESTER 3)
    • Electronic Records Management 
    • Documentation of Tacit Knowledge 
    • Information and Leadership Development 
    • Information Storage and Retrieval System 
    • User Needs and User Studies 
    • Information Industry and Entrepreneurship 
    • Fundamentals of Knowledge Management 


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