Master of Arts - Curatorial and Museum Studies

The University of Adelaide

This highly innovative program is taught jointly by the Director and Curators of the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Art History staff of the University of Adelaide; in the Art Gallery around objects in the collection, and at the University. Practising gallery and museum professionals teach about collection development and management, including databases and registration, display and interpretation of objects and researching, and designing, mounting and marketing exhibitions in a range of museums and galleries.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,000
International: $65,000

Entry Requirements:

Hons degree (IIA level or higher), or Graduate Diploma in Art History (with distinction average or higher)

Subjects you can Study:

Curatorial and museum studies

Further information:

Applicants not eligible to be offered a place directly into the master may be made an offer into the graduate diploma in the first instance. Graduates are equipped to work in the gallery and museum sector in curatorial work, public programs, education, registration and collection management.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Arts Administrator, Museum Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1.5 years

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