Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeA529

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies is a postgraduate coursework program that aims to provide graduates with a basic range of skills and knowledge appropriate to museum work.  The program aims to produce graduates who are independent, innovative and creative thinkers; have a commitment to reflective practice in museums; have an understanding of best practice standards in museum work; can competently undertake a range of museological techniques; can demonstrate ethical leadership in their chosen field of museum activity; and have a commitment to continuous improvement.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study comprising:

  • 3 credit points of compulsory core units; and
  • 1 credit point of electives selected from the specified list of units below

Course structure

Core units

Trimester 1

AIM721Museums: Context and Issues

Trimester 2

AIM722Collections and Curatorship

AIM723Heritage Interpretation


Elective units

Trimester 1

AIM701Heritage, Memory and Identity

AIM703Introduction to Heritage Planning

AIM704Heritage, Development and Tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region

AIM707Introduction to Traditional Buildings

AIM709Intangible Heritage

AIM714Cultural Landscapes

AIM715Virtual Heritage

Trimester 2

AIM705Conservation Management Planning

AIM727Exhibitions

Trimester 3

AIM725Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing

AIM726Heritage and Museum Operational Issues




 

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