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Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours)

Course summary for international students

Award granted Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours)
CRICOS course code061916F
Deakin course code A786

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Course overview

The Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) coursework degree extends the Master of Cultural Heritage course by adding a further 4 credit points involving research training, and a minor thesis.

 

It thus provides an avenue for those students wishing to continue on to PhD candidature.

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Course rules

Note:  Students who commenced prior to 2013 to refer to 2012 Handbook A786 course entry for Course Completion Rules.

 

To qualify for the Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours), a student must successfully complete 16 credit points of study comprising:

  • 4 credit points of core coursework units, and
  • 1 credit point of research training (AIM712), and
  • 7 credit points of electives from the selected list of units, and
  • 4 credit points of minor thesis (15,000 words), (AIM731, AIM732).

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Course structure

Note:  Students who commenced prior to 2013 to refer to 2012 Handbook A786 course entry for Course Structure.

 

Core units

Trimester 1

AIM723 Heritage Interpretation  

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Trimester 2

AIM705 Conservation Management Planning  

 

and two units chosen from:

AIM701 Heritage, Memory and Identity  

AIM708 World Heritage  

AIM721 Museums: Context and Issues  

AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage  

 

and one research training unit:

Trimester 1, trimester 2 or trimester 3

AIM712 Cultural Heritage Research  

 

Elective units

and seven units chosen from:

Trimester 1

AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism  *

AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings  

AIM714 Cultural Landscapes  

 

Trimester 2

AIM703 Introduction to Heritage Planning  

AIM709 Intangible Heritage  

AIM715 Virtual Heritage  

AIM727 Exhibitions  

 

Trimester 3

AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing  

AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues  

 

Note: You may gain relevant local or international experience through undertaking an approved placement, internship or field school through AIM717.

*AIM704 not offered 2014.  Reoffered 2015 subject to approval.


Minor Thesis units

and two minor thesis units (4 credit points):

AIM731 Minor Thesis A  (2 credit points)

AIM732 Minor Thesis B  (2 credit points)

 

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Alternate exits

Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage (A585)
Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies (A529)
Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage (A685)
Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies (A629)
Master of Cultural Heritage (A785)
 

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