MASTER OF SCIENCE (RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND ARCHIVES ADMINISTRATION)

Entry Requirements
The common regulations for the master’s degree of Kenyatta University shall apply.
i.    A holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution.
ii.    Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they
have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Duration and Pattern
Students taking this degree shall follow a course of study for a minimum period of 18 months. The programme will consist of a total of eighteen units. Students opting to do a project as part of their requirements will take a total of ten core units, four electives and the project which will be equated to 4 units. Students opting to do a thesis as part of their requirements will take a total of eight core units, two electives and the thesis which will be equated to  8 units.

Examination
Common university regulations concerning examination at the master’s level shall apply.

Course Structure
Unit Code and Title
ECC 800: Research Methods in Education
ECC 802: Educational Statistics
BBA 803: Strategic Management
ISC 803: Information Software and Systems
ISC 807: Monitoring and Evaluation of Information services
ISC 809: ICT Application in Information Centre
ISC 810: Project
ISC 812: Records management & Archives Administration
ISC 820: Organization and Control of Records
ISC 821: Archives Management Principles and Practices
ISC 822: Preservation and Conservation of Information Resources

Electives
ISC 811: Consultancy and Entrepreneurship in Information Services
ISC 813: Marketing and Archives and Public Relations
ISC 823: Management of museums and Archaeological Information
ISC 824: Electronic and other Multimedia Resources ISC 825: Management of Health Information Records ISC 826: Internet and Web Design

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