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Museum and Heritage Studies

Unit of study table

Master of Museum and Heritage Studies

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points of selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 24 credit points of elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the degree coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken from outside the table, including
(ii) a maximum of 12 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
(d) at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points of selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 18 credit points from elective units of study.
(i) with the permission of the degree coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from units of study outside those listed in the table, including:
(ii) a maximum of 12 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.

Graduate Certificate in Museum and Heritage Studies

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 6 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points of selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Core

MHST6901
Museum and Heritage: History and Theory
6    MUSM7033
MHST6902
Museum and Heritage: Engaging audiences
6    MUSM7029
MHST6903
Managing Collections and Heritage Sites
6    MUSM7031
MHST6904
Museum and Heritage: Objects and Places
6    MUSM7033

Selectives

MHST6913
Indigenous Museums and Heritage
6     
MHST6914
Heritage in Action
6     
MHST6915
Heritage Studies and Communities
6     
MHST6916
The Idea of Heritage

6    HRTG6901
MUSM7030
Exhibition Development
6     
MUSM7032
Museum and Gallery Administration
6     
MUSM7035
Ethics of Cultural Property

6     
MUSM7036
Museums and the Digital
6     
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6     

Electives

MHST6906
Internship Professional Placement Elective
6    MUSM7004
ARCL6902
The Archaeology of Athens
6     
ARHT5902
Writing for the Art and Museum Sector
6   
Prior knowledge of writing for or experience in the art and museum sector is beneficial but not essential.
ARHT5908
The Business of Art

6     
ARHT6914
Working with Art: Objects in Focus
6     
ARHT6935
The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
6     
ARHT6953
Backstage at the Mitchell Library

6     
ARHT6956
Indigenising Museums:Theory and Practice
6     
ARHT6960
Contemporary Curating
6    CAEL5032
ARHT6961
Curating Islamic Art in 10 Objects
6  
ARHT6962
Art Unseen:Addressing Absent Objects
6  
ARHT6963
Designer Labels: Curating Design Objects
6  
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6     
JCTC6908
Exhibiting Jewish Australia
6     
MECO6901
Media Relations
6     
WMST6902
Arguing the Point

6     
WMST6904
Modernist Cultural Studies

6     
ARCH9082
Conservation of Traditional Buildings
6    Students only need to complete either ARCH9082 or ARCH9083 to complete the core of the Master of Heritage Conservation degree. If students choose to attempt both units the second unit will be treated as an elective for the purpose of meeting the requirements of the degree.
ARCH9028
Conservation Methods and Practices
12     
ARCH9081
Heritage Law and Policy
6     
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6    Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6     
WRIT6000
Professional Writing

6     
WRIT6001
Professional Editing

6     

Capstone

MHST6905
Internship Project
6     
MHST6907
Dissertation Part 1
6    MUSM7007
MHST6908
Dissertation Part 2
6    MHST6907
MUSM7008