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Bachelor of Information Science (Records Management) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Information Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

This programme covers the many facets of managing records and archives in organisation. Students are exposed with principles and techniques of managing active and inactive records and archival materials. Students are also prepared for preservation of archival materials and archival management of electronic records. This program also emphasizes on the usage and application of information technology in building records system. The program also focused on the management of the different categories of records such as management of legal, medical, engineering, business, manuscript, Islamic information and architectural records. This programme offers the opportunity to study in depth specific topics relating to records and archival management through the subject of independent study.

Entry Requirements

Fulfill the General Requirement of the University and any other Special Requirement of the Programme.

  • CGPA minimum 2.30 in STPM / Equivalent with Gred C (NGMP 2.00) in three (3) subjects including General Studies/Papers; or
  • CGPA minimum  2.30 in pre courses UiTM/ PASUM/ Matriculation in three (3) subjects with Gred C (NGMP 2.00); or
  • CGPA minumum 2.30 in Diploma of information Management or other related Diploma from UiTM; or
  • CGPA minimum 2.00 in Diploma of Information Management or other related Diploma from UiTM with one (1) year of working experience in related field; or
  • CGPA minimum 3.00 in related Diploma from other institution recognized by Malaysian government; or
  • CGPA minimum 2.75 for Diploma in the same field from other institution recognized by the Malaysian Goverment with two (2) years of working experience in related field

    and pass SPM/ Equivalent with Credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English and pass Mathematics/Additional Mathematics including MUET Level 2
Career Prospects

Graduates will have the opportunity to work as:

  • Archivists
  • Automation Archivists
  • Photograph and Film Archivists
  • Records Managers
  • Manuscripts Curators
  • Document Controller
  • Document Analyst
  • Record Consultant

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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