Museum and Heritage Studies


Museum and Heritage Studies

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Museum and Heritage Studies must complete 24 credit points including a minimum of 6 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of core elective units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies must complete 48 credit points including a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 18 credit points of core elective units of study and a maximum of 18 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Museum and Heritage Studies must complete 72 credit points including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 18 credit points of core elective units of study, a maximum of 24 credit points of elective units of study and a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study.
Core Units of Study
MHST6901
Museum and Heritage: History and Theory
6    MUSM7033  Semester 2
MHST6902
Museum and Heritage: Engaging audiences
6    MUSM7029  Semester 2
MHST6903
Managing Collections and Heritage Sites
6    MUSM7031  Semester 2
Core Elective Units of Study
MUSM7035
Ethics of Cultural Property
6      Semester 2
MHST6915
Heritage Studies and Communities
6      Semester 2
MHST6914
Heritage Studies in Practice
6      Semester 1b
MUSM7030
Exhibition Development
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
MUSM7036
Museums and the Digital
6      Semester 2b
HRTG6901
The Idea of Heritage
6      Semester 2
Elective Units of Study
With the permission of the Degree Coordinator Graduate Diploma students can take a maximum of 6 credit points as elective units from units of study outside those listed in the Museum and Heritage Studies subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table.
With the permission of the Degree Coordinator Masters students can take a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units from units of study outside those listed in the Museum and Heritage Studies subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table, including a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
MHST6906
Internship Professional Placement
6    MUSM7004 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT6914
Art and Curatorship
6      Semester 2
ARHT6935
The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
6      Semester 1
ARHT6953
Backstage at the Mitchell Library
6      Semester 1
ARTS7000
Academic Communication for Postgraduates
6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in this elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. ARTS7000 is recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5114
Digital Media Fundamentals
6      Semester 1
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 1
HSTY6992
Monuments, Memory and History
6      Semester 2
JCTC6908
Exhibiting Jewish Australia
6      Semester 1
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6      Semester 2a
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
MMDE6001
History and Theory of New Media 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    SCLG3003  Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
Capstone
MHST6905
Internship Project
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MHST6907
Dissertation Part 1
6    MUSM7007 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MHST6908
Dissertation Part 2
6    MHST6907 
MUSM7008 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2