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Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage

Course summary for international students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage
Deakin course code A585

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Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage is designed for professionals working in the heritage industry, or those who wish to gain employment in the heritage industry.  This program of coursework will develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of heritage principles and practice across a range of disciplines, as well as an awareness of community sensitivities.  Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage will lead you to entry to the Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage.  

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage, 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

AIM701 Heritage, Memory and Identity  


Trimester 2

AIM705 Conservation Management Planning  

AIM723 Heritage Interpretation  



Trimester 1

AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings  

AIM714 Cultural Landscapes  

AIM703 Introduction to Heritage Planning  

AIM709 Intangible Heritage  

AIM715 Virtual Heritage  


Trimester 2

AIM727 Exhibitions  

AIM708 World Heritage and International Heritage Practice  

AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism  


Trimester 3

AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing  

AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues  


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