Master of Art Curatorship

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

This program provides historical, theoretical and practical subjects that address specific museum activities such as collection management, exhibition development and interpretation, and conservation. This combination enhances students' understanding of the broader cultural context in which the art museum sector operates, both in Australia and internationally, while also ensuring that students are able to relate theory to practice. Leading professionals from Australian art museums and arts organisations contribute to the teaching programs to ensure relevance to the sector.

Designed for

Those seeking work in curatorial and collection management in art museums, the commercial arts sector, arts auction houses and heritage organisations

Structure

200 point, 150 point and 100 point programs available. Coursework and minor thesis or coursework only. Internships available.

Subjects

  • Art curatorship

Standard entry requirements

  • 200 point program: Undergraduate degree (including at least 50 credit points at second-year level or above in subjects requiring written and analytical assessment), with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent. 150 point program: Undergraduate degree in a related discipline with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent. 100 point program: Honours degree in a related discipline with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent
  • Or: Undergraduate degree in a related discipline with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent, and at least two years' relevant, documented work and/or professional experience.

Study pathways

Students who complete the thesis option may be eligible to undertake a PhD.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parkville Domestic: $56,416
International: $70,520
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