Master of Science in Records and Documents Management by Coursework (IM773)

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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 and Duration of Study
Full time: 1 1/2 years (3 semesters) minimum to 2 years (4 semesters) maximum
Part time: 2 years (4 semesters) minimum to 3 years (6 semesters) maximum

Entry Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in information studies or other disciplines from any institution of higher learning recognised by the UiTM Senate. Preference is given to candidates with at least three (3) years of working experience. Candidates are interviewed to determine their suitability to follow the programme.

Career Opportunities
Graduates would be able to serve in any organisation as Record Managers, Chief Records Officers (CKOs), Document Controller, Automation Archivists, Document Analyst, Records Consultant.

Further information, please contact:
Programme Coordinator (Coursework)
Tel: +603-79622148/2122
Fax: +603-79622007

Head: 03-79622126
IM780 & IM990 Coordinator:03-79622138
IM770 & IM701 & IM772 Coordinator: 03-79622148
IM770 – FLP Coordinator: 03-79622142

Office (General Line): 03-79622000

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The Master of Science in Records and Documents Management requires students to complete a minimum of 40 credit hours i.e. 34 credit hours (10 courses) from the CORE courses, and 6 credit hours ( 2 courses) from the ELECTIVE courses. The curriculum enables students to acquire a good blend of skills and knowledge in records and documents management.

Core Courses / Codes


  • 1. Epistemology of Information Management IMC710
  • 2. Management of Information & Knowledge Resources IMC720
  • 3. Fundamentals of Records and Archives Management MRM710
  • 4. Analysis and Design of Records Management System MRM720


  • 5. Record Keeping Metadata MRM730
  • 6. Research Methods for Records and Documents Professional MRM740
  • 7. Managing Risk in Records Management MRM750
  • 8. Elective


  • 9. Preservation of Organizational Memory MRM760
  • 10. Research Project for Records and Documents Professional MRM880 (6 credit hours)
  • 11. Digital Records Forensic and E-Discovery MRM810
  • 12. Elective

Electives (SEMESTER 3)

  • 1. Electronic Records Management MRM780
  • 2. Documentation of Tacit Knowledge MRM770
  • 3. Information and Leadership Development MIM730
  • 4. Information Storage and Retrieval System MIM750
  • 5. User Needs and User Studies MLS730
  • 6. Information Industry and Entrepreneurship MLS763
  • 7. Fundamentals of Knowledge Management MKM710

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