Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal) Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum
1 yrs, Maximum
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 degree is in teach-out and no further enrolments will be taken.
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.
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 general librarians.
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Information Management could expect to find employment as general librarians. Completion of the course allows graduates to seek membership of ALIA.