Master of Maritime Archaeology

Flinders University

The Master of Maritime Archaeology introduces students to contemporary theory and practice in maritime archaeology and underwater cultural heritage management and is intended to meet the needs of graduates in archaeology and related disciplines who wish to specialise in maritime archaeology.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,128
International: $53,600

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in Archaeology or with a major sequence in Archaeology or a related discipline and must have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5.60 or above in the upper level topics in this degree; or hold the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Maritime Archaeology from Flinders University or equivalent qualification and must have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5.60 or above in this postgraduate study; or hold an approved Honours degree in Archaeology or a closely related discipline and must have achieved a Flinders equivalent Class 2A or above in this degree.

Structure:

72 units. Students complete three core (compulsory) topics; a research thesis; and ten option topics chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to provide students with an advanced theoretical and methodological grounding in maritime archaeology and underwater cultural heritage management, an understanding and appreciation of the place and role of maritime archaeology in the interpretation of maritime sub-cultures as well as cultures in the wider context, and to allow students to understand the history of the practice of maritime and underwater archaeology. It also enables students to investigate, synthesise and analyse major issues in maritime archaeology and underwater culture heritage and conservation, and be able to apply this knowledge to a wide range of practical situations and understand the requirements of undertaking maritime archaeology fieldwork and employ a wide range of advanced technical and research skills on a maritime archaeology research project.

Subjects you can Study:

Maritime archaeology

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Maritime Archaeology (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) may receive credit when progressing to the Master degree.

Who for:

Graduates in archaeology and related disciplines who wish to specialise in maritime archaeology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Archaeologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info No Part time 3 years
Bedford Park No info No Online
Bedford Park No info No Full time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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