UAB

Official Master's Degree in Documentary Management, Transparency and Access to Information

Introduction

The value information has for today's society, associated with technological changes and a growing social demand in transparency in public management issues, cannot be considered without taking into account documentary management, given the quality of documents as a necessary support when informing of the activities carried out by organisations.

The combination of these factors gives way to the expansion of documentary and archival management to cover more than just processes in documentary production. It also includes an area in which information strengthens the image of organisations as a positive asset and, at the same time, its exploitation becomes basic material for the management, decision-taking and creation of knowledge, both at internal levels of the organisations and when fully accessible to the public.

This area in which the methodology of documentary and archival management overlaps in solutions and technological platforms, the development of electronic government, management of interoperability, the treatment of large volumes of information (Big Data), open access to information (Open Data), etc., determines the need to offer specific training which meets the growing demand for experts with the adequate knowledge and skills to use and integrate these resources and action approaches.

Career options

  • Public administration units including services for documentary management and archival centres, at different administration levels: state, national, regional, departmental, autonomic and local.
  • Organisations, private entities and businesses: management of documents and archives in universities, professional associations, teaching centres, financial entities, healthcare centres and clinics, professional firms, mass media.
  • Archiving and documentary services: - consultancies, archival organisations, strategic plans, digitalisation services, document security systems, digital preservation, computer applications for documentary management.

Official UAB

60 places
Distance learning
Credits: 60 ECTS credits
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 13/01/2017
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Pre-enrolment open
Price: €90 / credit. This includes taxes and student insurance.
Total course price € 5,400
Course begins on 10/10/2017
Course ends on 31/07/2018
Faculty: Graduate School of Archival and Records Management (affiliated school)
http://www.escolaarxivistica.com/
Language: Spanish (100%)
Coordinator university: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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