Bachelor of Information and Records Management

Information and records management is required in virtually all types of organizations, both  public  and private. The programme has been designed to produce competent personnel that effectively manage recorded information in an ever-changing environment in print, electronic and hybrid environment. Graduates for this degree programme will find employment in  all  government offices, institutions, libraries, media institutions, archival institutions as well as information  and documentation centers


Programme Availability
Sokoine National Agricultural Library
Host Department
Department of Information & Records Studies
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years


At the end of the programme the candidate should be able to:

  • Describe scientific principles and practices applicable in information and records management activities.
  • Organize different types of information and record formats in accordance to the internationally recognized standards
  • Apply knowledge management concepts and strategies to address various forms of information and records management practices
  • Classify different types of information facilities (libraries, information centres, documentation centres, record centres, archives etc) and be able to manage their day to day activities
  • Solve information and records management problems by effective utilization of principles of information management and records administration
  • Identify appropriate ICTs and use them effectively to manage information and to administer records in various organizations
  • Identify business opportunities in information and records management activities and articulate them as employment opportunities 

Information records and Data managers are groomed here


Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: History, Kiswahili, English, Economics, Accountancy, Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography or Agriculture. OR Diploma in Record Achieves Manage- ment, Public Administration, Human Resource Management or Library and Information studies OR Infor- mation and Communication Technology with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects at O-Level.


Tsh 1,000,000 Per Year.


Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system (link: or Click “Apply Online (Undergraduate)” button at and you will be directed


The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,

Inquiries should be sent to:
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    


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