Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This 240-credit point course prepares students to work in commercial archaeology or progress to a research higher degree. Students will acquire a range of workplace skills in archaeological field techniques, technical analysis, Aboriginal and historical archaeology, heritage management and business skills as well as research skills and practice. There is also the option to complete a research thesis.
This course consists of 75 credit points of disciplinary core subjects, 30 credit points of research skills subjects, and a combination of disciplinary electives and humanities electives.
Standard entry requirements
- The minimum entry requirement for a Masters Degree is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent)
- Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience
- NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Graduates of the Master of Professional Archaeology may be eligible to apply for registration with Aboriginal Victoria as a Heritage Advisor. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
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