Master of Art History and Curatorial Studies (Advanced)

Australian National University ANU

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 & Design. Here, you will study the history of art while surrounded by the making of art. At ANU you can take advantage of our strong connections to the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Library and the Australian War Memorial to participate in our renowned internship program. And like many of our graduates before you, you might even find yourself working there. Our leading Master of Art History and Curatorial Studies (Advanced) program offers courses in a range of fields including Australian and Asian art; 19th - 20th century Australian and European art and design; modernism and postmodernism; curatorial practice, all taught by our specialist art historians.

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,640
International: $80,832

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

Structure:

96 units of coursework. These are composed of 24 units of introductory courses, 24-36 units of research courses, 12-24 units of disciplinary courses and a 24 unit research component.

Subjects you can Study:

Art history; Curatorial studies

Study Pathways:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Historian, Museum Curator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years

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Around 5,000 students live on campus in catered or self-catered residential halls and lodges; a much greater proportion than at any other Australian university.

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ANU is known for its high staff-to-student ratio, so you will get to know your teachers and they will get to know you too.

At ANU, our award-winning and innovative degree programs put you in the driver’s seat and prepare you for jobs of the future. We are ranked #1 in Australia and #20 in the world for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2017-18). When you graduate, your education, experiences and achievements at ANU will help you stand out in the global job market.

You can choose from single degrees, Flexible Double Degrees, Flexible Vertical Double Degrees and research-intensive degrees; all designed so you can tailor your studies to suit your strengths, passions and career aspirations. 

As Australia’s only national university, we have unique relationships with government, business and other leading institutions around the globe. This gives you opportunities to gain real-world experience through internships in Australia and overseas, for example, through the Australian National Internships Program. You can also check out our international award-winning internship program for business and economics students.  

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