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Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeA529

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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.

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  • 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

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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

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Course structure

Core units


Trimester 1

AIM721 Museums: Context and Issues  

AIM723 Heritage Interpretation  

 

Trimester 2

AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage  


Elective units

Trimester 1

AIM701 Heritage, Memory and Identity  

AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism  *

AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings  

AIM714 Cultural Landscapes  


Trimester 2

AIM703 Introduction to Heritage Planning  

AIM705 Conservation Management Planning  

AIM709 Intangible Heritage  

 

AIM715 Virtual Heritage  

AIM727 Exhibitions  

 

Trimester 3

AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing  

AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues  

 

*AIM704 not offered 2014.  Reoffered 2015 subject to approval.




 

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