Cultural Heritage Management

A postgraduate program

This program is not offered in 2016

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Management
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months (part-time only)
SATAC code: 2GC020
CRICOS code: 058775G

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD009
CRICOS code: 058776F

Course name: Master of Cultural Heritage Management
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM018
CRICOS code: 058777E

Overview

This articulated program is aimed at students with an interest in cultural heritage management, especially in the specialist areas of archaeology, cultural heritage consultancy, heritage tourism, interpretation and visitor management.

It aims to provide students with an increased level of theoretical knowledge, research skills and practical skills necessary for understanding complex issues in cultural heritage management.

The Graduate Diploma and Masters programs include the opportunity to acquire extensive practical skills in archaeological field practice, a detailed understanding of heritage related legislation in Australia, and experience with project management.

Masters' students will also develop and implement the skills associated with successfully planning and conducting an industry-based cultural heritage management research project.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management normally require an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent, majoring in archaeology, tourism or a closely related area.

Applicants for the Master of Cultural Heritage Management must normally hold (1) an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in Archaeology, Tourism, or a closely related discipline from an approved tertiary institution, and have achieved a grade point average of 5.6 in the upper level topics in the major sequence in Archaeology, Tourism or a closely related discipline, or (2) a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or an equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution in one of the following disciplines and have achieved a grade point average of 5.6 in this award:  Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Management, Maritime Archaeology or a closely related discipline, or (3) an approved Honours degree in Archaeology, Tourism or a closely related discipline from an approved tertiary institution.

Under exceptional circumstances and subject to specific conditions, the Faculty Board may admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) receive credit when progressing to the Graduate Diploma or Masters. Students who have successfully completed the requirements of an approved Honours degree in Archaeology, Tourism or a closely related discipline may be eligible to receive credit on admission to the Masters program.

International students: Entry and English language requirements

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes (N/A for the Graduate Certificate)
Applications: SATAC - GradStart
Application closing dates:

Check GradStart.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Management

Place type: Full fee paying

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Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management

Place type: Full fee paying 

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Master of Cultural Heritage Management

Place type: Full fee paying 

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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?