Module Identifier DSM0910  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Ms Jaqueline A Spence  
Semester Available all semesters  
Pre-Requisite DSM2920 , DSM2520  
Course delivery Other   This module is taught according to distance learning principles, using specially designed distance learning materials.  
  Seminars / Tutorials   Students will be given a tutorial at study school providing guidance on the module. Additional online support from the module coordinator is made available to students on a regular basis.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment A CASE STUDY REPORT (EQUIVALENT TO 5,000 WORDS)  100%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Brief description

The module will provide distance learning students, working within the records and information management field with the opportunity to develop and apply the theoretical skills learnt through previous modules to the practical context of their own organisation.


The module reviews principles, standards, and best practice in the records management field, including the International Standard ISO 15489 and the DIRKS methodology, and provides guidance on producing an assessment of workplace practice against these. Generic guidance will also be provided on the presentation of professional reports and associated documentation.


This module is at CQFW Level 7