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|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies|
|Length||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$18,000* - Full-fee paying place|
Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 9246 8100
or 03 5227 1359
Steven Cooke, +61 3 924 46827, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.
|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.
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
|AIM721||Museums: Context and Issues|
|AIM722||Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage|
|AIM701||Heritage, Memory and Identity|
|AIM704||Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism|
|AIM707||Introduction to Traditional Buildings|
|AIM703||Introduction to Heritage Planning|
|AIM705||Conservation Management Planning|
|AIM718||Cultural Heritage and Museums Studies Field School, India|
|AIM725||Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing|
|AIM726||Heritage and Museum Operational Issues|
Trimester 1 or trimester 2 or trimester 3
|AIM712||Cultural Heritage Research|
|AIM713||Cultural Heritage Research Project|
|AIM717||Heritage in the Field|
Students can gain relevant local or international experience through undertaking an approved placement, internship or field school through AIM717 or AIM718.
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies applicants require:
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Applications for credit transfer will be considered depending on the quality and subject matter of the student's prior qualifications and professional experience.
The Graduate Certificates of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies along with the Graduate Diplomas of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies and Master of Cultural Heritage comprise a suite of fully articulated courses. Successful completion of a Graduate Certificate will lead to entry into either the relevant Graduate Diploma or the Master of Cultural Heritage with up to 4 credit points for credit transfer. Successful completion of a Graduate Diploma will lead to entry into the Master of Cultural Heritage with up to 8 credit points for credit transfer.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.
|Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies (A529)|