Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

In this program students will learn the basic skills and knowledge to kick-start their career working in a museum. Whether they want to work with objects and collections, manage a museum or heritage building, or protect and interpret significant sites, undertaking museum studies provides a pathway into this diverse and exciting sector. Today's museums are evolving. They're designed to be much more accessible and, as such, are attracting more diverse audiences every day. Innovation and new technologies are pushing the modern museum to think outside the box and to engage with audiences in new ways. This course aims to produce graduates who are independent, innovative, and creative thinkers who can competently undertake a range of tasks relevant to a career in museum work

Structure

4 credit points of study comprising 4 core units

Subjects

  • Museum studies, Collections and curatorship
  • Heritage interpretation
  • Understanding significance
  • Museums, heritage and society

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Or at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $10,600
International: $14,400
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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