Archive studies and modern records management

College: Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

Department: Faculty of Humanities

Area: nauki humanistyczne

Type: Full-time studies

Degree: Bachelor programs

Language: Polish

Undergraduates of this undergraduate (first-cycle program) will acquire historical, humanistic, and archive-related backgrounds. It means that they will get the knowledge and skills necessary for working with documents in any organisation (institutions, offices, companies, etc.). Undergraduates will deal with documents from the moment of creating them until storing them in archives. In other words, undergraduates will manage the whole life cycle of any document being an indispensable element of and a foundation for any public or private organisation. Moreover, such documents are also a part of the national cultural heritage.
Program curriculum includes archive-related records management courses as well as historic courses. Students become familiar with functions carried out by documentation (including electronic documents) on courses covering such issues as rudiments of information science, organisation, administration, information and communication technologies (ICT) as well as legal basis for dealing with documentation. After the first year students choose one of two specialties: archive studies or records management.
Undergraduates will gain comprehensive knowledge on the role of documentation in the past, its function in the new information society, andin a knowledge-based economy. They will be prepared for professional work with any documents (ranging from Medieval parchments to digital papers from the 21st century) and other records necessary for exercising power, dealing with administrative proceedings, and managing people/companies. Graduates should know a foreign language on the B2 level (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). They shouldbe able to use specialist archive-related and records management-related jargon.

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