The Australian National University (ANU)

Master of Art History and Curatorial Studies

The Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Where better to study art history and curatorship than surrounded by Australia’s national cultural and collecting institutions? What’s more, where better to study Art History than in Australia’s premier practice-led research institution, the ANU School of Art and Design. Here, you will study the history of art while surrounded by the making of art.


48 Units


  • Art History, Curatorial studies

Standard entry requirements

A cognate Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7A Bachelor degree or international equivalent AND a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 4/7

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Art Theory, Classics, Curatorship, Design, Digital Humanities, Fine Arts, History, Museum Studies, Visual Arts.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $31,750
International: $45,060
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

The Advanced component enables students to undertake research training in the form of a 20,000 supervised research thesis (24 units).

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