Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies
Course summary for current students
2015 course information
|Award granted ||Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies|
Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||A629|
Pipelining course version from 2015.
The Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies will provide you with the diverse skills and developed knowledge base appropriate to multiskilled work in all kinds of museums. This course gives you access to more subjects in museum studies than the related Graduate Certificate, and consequently is highly regarded as a professional qualification. The Museum Studies program will help you to become an independent, innovative and creative thinker; have a commitment to reflective practice in museums; have an understanding of best practice standards in museum work; competently undertake a range of museological techniques; demonstrate ethical leadership in your chosen field of museum activity; and have a commitment to continuous improvement. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies will lead you to entry to the Master of Cultural Heritage.
Fees and charges
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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
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
- 3 credit points of core units; and
- 5 credit points of electives selected from the specified list of units below
AIM721 Museum Contexts and Issues (Final year of offer 2014, students to select AIM736 as the replacement unit)
|AIM722||Collections and Curatorship |
|AIM703||Introduction to Heritage Planning |
|AIM704||Heritage, Development and Tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region |
|AIM705||Conservation Management Planning |
|AIM708||World Heritage and International Heritage Practice |
|AIM718||Cultural Heritage and Museums Studies Field School |
Students can gain relevant local or international experience through undertaking an approved placement, internship or field school through AIM717 or AIM718.