Master of Information ManagementCareer
You may work as an independent information broker, consultant or for commercial companies supporting the information industry. Graduates are also employed as document managers in health, welfare, public administration and other public sectors, in private industry, government and semi-government bodies, universities, schools and professional associations.
RMIT students and graduates have been actively sought for internships at the University of Melbourne, Deakin University, the State Library of Victoria, National Library of Australia and the Parliamentary Library, Canberra.
Graduates work as:
- information, document and records managers
- teacher librarians
- community information officers
- database specialists
- research and information analysts.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Master degree is accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector and Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA), the peak professional association for the records and information management industry of Australasia. The Master degree is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, American Library Association and the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.
The Graduate Diploma in Information Management (exit award for the Master of Information Management) is accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). The program is also accredted by Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) subject to the successful completion of LIBR1028 Records Management and Archives Administration (elective course). Please contact Dr Paul Mercieca for details.
The Graduate Diploma in Information Management is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, American Library Association and the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.
Professional bodies may offer students and/or graduates membership, opportunities for entry into professional qualification programs and other career enhancing benefits.
For further details about accreditation and information about membership and opportunities, please visit the accreditation and membership page for the Graduate Diploma in Information Management or the Master of Information Management.