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2012 Graduate Diploma of Information Management(K6C)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 3 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or School of Computing and Information Systems (03) 6226 2900 (Hobart) or (03) 6324 3469 (Launceston) or


This on-campus 1 year full-time or 3 years part-time course is offered by the Faculty Science, Engineering and Technology at the Hobart campus.

Admission & Prerequisites

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Information Management program will be required to have a Bachelor degree or equivalent.

For entry into all postgraduate courses, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands or a TOEFL score of 575 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old.

Course Objectives

The course aims to:
a . equip students with the fundamental knowledge, skills and capabilities to function effectively as information managers;
b . give graduates a good understanding of the roles that information plays in society, organisations and for individuals and the need for information resources to be managed effectively;
c . develop professional skills and appropriate attitudes in the areas of the support of clients engaged in information retrieval and usage, and all aspects of the careers of information managers;
d . provide an understanding of the principles and practice of information organisation, use of information management systems and the positions that information managers play in public and private organisations;
e . meet the professional standard for qualifications required by The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) for associate membership as a librarian.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Information Management could expect to find employment as a librarian, information manager or research officer. Completion of the course allows graduates to seek membership of ALIA.

Professional Recognition

Recognised by ALIA

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