Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies

Deakin University

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

Gain the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to kick-start your career working in the cultural heritage and museum sector. You’ll become familiar with current theory and practice and be ready for further study. Today’s cultural institutions like galleries, archives, museums and heritage sites are evolving. They’re designed to be much more accessible and interactive. As such, they’re attracting more diverse audiences every day. The Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies provides you with the range of hands-on skills and theoretical knowledge required to work in all kinds of cultural institutions.


4 credit points of study comprising 4 core units


  • 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years
Melbourne Burwood Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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