The University of Melbourne

Master of Cultural Materials Conservation

The University of Melbourne

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

Take advantage of our unique position as a laboratory-based inter-disciplinary program and work with senior heritage professionals and conservators to preserve art and objects for future generations. You’ll get involved with Indigenous projects, including the Association of Northern Kimberley Arnhem Aboriginal Artists and the Warmun Art Centre, and global institutions, like the National Museum of the Philippines, Museums Victoria and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Victoria.

Designed for

Those seeking employment as conservators in art galleries, museums, or cultural collections; or those who wish to develop a business


200 point program (2 years full-time or part-time equivalent)


  • Cultural materials conservation

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, or equivalent, 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 H2B (70%), or equivalent

Study pathways

High achieving students may be eligible to progress to a PhD.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $63,435
International: $85,083
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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