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|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Off campus|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||012804J|
|Deakin course code||A629|
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.
|Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies (A529)|
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
|AIM721||Museums: Context and Issues (B, X)|
|AIM723||Heritage Interpretation (B, X)|
|AIM722||Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage (B, X)|
|AIM704||Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism (B, X)|
|AIM707||Introduction to Traditional Buildings (B, X) **|
|AIM709||Intangible Heritage (B, X)|
|AIM714||Cultural Landscapes (B, X)|
|AIM703||Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market (B, X)|
|AIM705||Conservation Management Planning (B, X)|
|AIM708||World Heritage (B, X)|
|AIM710||Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives (X)|
|AIM715||Virtual Heritage (B, X)|
|AIM727||Exhibitions (B, X)|
|AIM725||Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing (X) *|
|AIM726||Heritage and Museum Operational Issues **|
Trimester 1 or trimester 2 or trimester 3
|AIM712||Cultural Heritage Research (X)|
|AIM713||Cultural Heritage Research Project (X)|
|AIM717||Heritage in the Field (X)|
Students can gain relevant local or international experience through undertaking an approved placement, internship or field school through AIM717.
* Offered in alternate years 2011, 2013.
** Offered in alternate years 2012, 2014.