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Graduate Certificate of Museum and Heritage Studies

A single graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

CMUHS
  • Minimum 24 Units
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Studies in Human Society NEC
  • Academic contact
  • Minimum 24 Units
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Studies in Human Society NEC
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate of Museum and Heritage Studies requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

HUMN6051 - Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management (6 units)

HUMN8027 - Critical Issues in Cultural Heritage (6 units)

HUMN8035 - Critical Issues in Intangible Heritage (6 units)

MUSC8017 - Museums and Collections: Key Concepts and Practices (6 units)

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students


Indicative Program Fees

ANU Short Coures Scholarships are available for this program

Indicative fees with scholarship $7252


Domestic tuition fees (DTF) - indicative fees $14455

For more information see Fees and Payment page

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Graduate Certificate of Museum and Heritage Studies draws on our strong connections with Canberra’s leading cultural and collecting institutions to prepare you for an innovative career in this field. This program prepares you for a career in museum and heritage studies or gives you an opportunity to commence further study to progress your career.

This Graduate Certificate can be completed as a stand alone award, or as a pathway to further study in the Master of Museum and Heritage Studies.

This program is only available on a part-time basis.

NOTE: ANU Short Course Scholarships are available for domestic students for this program.  Please go to Further Information Section for more details.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2021

Learning Outcomes

  1. analyse, research and reflect on approaches to museums and collecting agencies and their relationships to societies;

  2. analyse, research and reflect on approaches approaches to heritage management, relevant public policy and heritage agencies and their relationships to societies; and

  3. develop critical engagement with, and a working knowledge of, museums and heritage agencies.

Further Information

Upon successful completion of 24 units of this program, you will be eligible to receive 24 units of credit towards the Master of Museum and Heritage Studies program offered by the Research School of Humanities and the Arts in the College of Arts and Social Sciences.

This program is only available on a part-time basis.


ANU Short Course Scholarships

All Domestic applicants who receive an offer of admission to an eligible ANU Short Course will receive an ANU Short Course Scholarship. The ANU Short Course Scholarship will significantly discount the Fees of the program to the equivalent of the maximum Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution Amount. Indicative fee information can be viewed on the Admissions & Fees tab.

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