GradCert Digital Information Management
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)
Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes
The Graduate Certificate is ideal for professionals who want to "top up" their existing postgraduate degree with specialist information in digital information management. Further, the Graduate Certificate offers a pathway to the MSc or GradDip in Digital Information Management, should you decide you want to go forward with more education after completing the 30 credit Graduate Certificate.
The Graduate Certificate combines core elements of digital preservation and curation. You will learn from academic and industry leaders in Ireland about how to manage "born digital" and digitised materials in a variety of formats including text, image, audio and video. You will explore the challenges of maintaining digital information and acquire the skills needed to liase with technologists about data storage and data management issues.
Summarize the challenges and approaches to maintaining digital material.
Outline the key requirements and standards for digital information management.
Describe the elements of the digital curation lifecycle and other relevant models.
Develop and apply policies and standards for and associated with stages of the digital curation lifecycle.
Construct plans for maintaining digital material in different environments.
Compare, contrast, and utilise tools for managing digital information over time.
Justify the need for digital information management practices in a variety of environments.
Communicate the need for long term access to digital material to different audiences.
Choose the appropriate method for maintaining different types of digital material.