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|Award granted||Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$17,480* - Full-fee paying place|
Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Support and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 9244 6007
or 03 9251 7071
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 Support Office.
|CRICOS course code||061916F|
|Deakin course code||A786|
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.
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:
Note: Students who commenced prior to 2013 to refer to 2012 Handbook A786 course entry for Course Structure.
|AIM705||Conservation Management Planning|
and two units chosen from:
|AIM701||Heritage, Memory and Identity|
|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|
and seven units chosen from:
|AIM704||Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism *|
|AIM707||Introduction to Traditional Buildings|
|AIM703||Introduction to Heritage Planning|
|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)|
Entry to this course is via articulation from the Master of Cultural Heritage A785 or equivalent*.
The criterion for entry is normally the completion of the Master of Cultural Heritage or equivalent, is based on a number of factors, including an average grade of Distinction or High Distinction in the previous postgraduate award and the availability of supervision in the proposed area of research.
*Transfer into the Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) (A786) for students who have undertaken at least 8 credit points in the Master of Cultural Heritage (A785) will be considered, but is subject to students’ results and approval of the Course Director.
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 Diploma 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. Successful completion of the Master of Cultural Heritage with an average grade of Distinction of High Distinction will lead to entry into the Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) with 12 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 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)|