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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

A discount is available for domestic students for this program.

Discounted Indicative fees $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: A discount is available for domestic students for this program.
Graduate Certificate Fee Discount – Domestic applicants offered a place in this Graduate Certificate commencing their studies in 2021 will be eligible for reduced course fees as indicated on the Admissions and Fees tab. This fee will apply to courses completed in this Graduate Certificate within 2021 and the first half of 2022 allowing you to study part time. If you do not complete by mid-2022 the remainder of your subjects will be billed on a full-fee basis from second semester 2022 (including winter/spring sessions).

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

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.

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