Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies
Course summary for current students
|Year||2015 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||A629|
New course version commencing 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.
|Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies (A529)|
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
- 4 credit points of core units; and
- 4 credit points of electives selected from the specified list of units below
AIM722 Collections and Curatorship
|AIM736||Museums, Heritage and Society|
|AIM708||World Heritage and International Heritage Practice|
|AIM717||Heritage in the Field|AIM718 Cultural Heritage and Museums Studies Field School AIM727 Exhibitions
|AIM735||Leadership in Museums and Heritage Organisations|
Students can gain relevant local or international experience through undertaking an approved placement, internship or field school through AIM717 or AIM718.
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