MA in Archives and Records Management

The MA in Archives and Records Management aims to provide a recognised qualification for those wishing to work as archivists in archives services and in organisations which require professional expertise in corporate record services. It has long standing accreditation from the Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland and is the benchmark qualification for work as a record keeper in Ireland and abroad.
It can be taken on a full or part time basis.

You can download the Prospectus for MA Archives and Records Management 2021/22

This prospectus is divided into three parts:

1. Objectives, structure, syllabus

2. Entry requirements, procedures, fees, accommodation and participation

3. General information on the professional archivist and archives as a career


Progression to the M.A. Archives and Records Management

The UCD School of History is committed to facilitating the progression of those who hold a recognised graduate Diploma in Archival Studies, Higher Diploma in Archival Studies or their equivalent to the professionally accredited qualification of M.A. Archives and Records Management.

Under the UCD policy on the accreditation of prior learning students are allowed 45 transfer credits from the successful completion of the Higher Diploma in Archival Studies. This represents 50% of the M.A. requirements. To progress to the M.A. students require another 45 credits. This is usually achieved by completing a dissertation and related research skills module

 If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact either:  Elizabeth Mullins (with subject header: MA Archives and Records Management) +353 1 716 7545 or + 353 1 716 8371