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Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage

Course summary for international students

Award granted Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage
CRICOS course code035510M
Deakin course code A685

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage aims to produce graduates who are able to demonstrate, in their professional life, high level skills across a broad range of heritage practice.  These courses are designed to develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of heritage principles and practice and an awareness of community sensitivities.  

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Course rules

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
  • 3 credit points of compulsory core units; and
  • 5 credit points of electives selected from the specified list of units below
Note: students can gain relevant practical or international experience through AIM717. 1 credit point of the electives may be selected from other Deakin postgraduate units with the approval of the course director.

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Course structure

Core units


Trimester 1

AIM701 Heritage, Memory and Identity  

AIM723 Heritage Interpretation  


Trimester 2

AIM705 Conservation Management Planning  


Elective units


Trimester 1

AIM703 Introduction to Heritage Planning  

AIM704 Heritage, Development and Tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region  

AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings  

AIM709 Intangible Heritage  

AIM714 Cultural Landscapes  

AIM715 Virtual Heritage  

 

Trimester 2

AIM705 Conservation Management Planning  

AIM708 World Heritage and International Heritage Practice  

AIM727 Exhibitions  

 

Trimester 1, trimester 2 and trimester 3

AIM712 Cultural Heritage Research  

AIM713 Cultural Heritage Research Project  

AIM717 Heritage in the Field  

 

Trimester 3

AIM718 Cultural Heritage and Museums Studies Field School, India  

AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing  

AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues  

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Alternate exits

Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage (A585)
 

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007