Museum and Heritage Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

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.
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 Museum and Heritage Studies subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table.
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.
With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken 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 12 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.

Core

MHST6901
Museum and Heritage: History and Theory
6    N MUSM7033
Semester 1
MHST6902
Museum and Heritage: Engaging audiences
6    N MUSM7029
Semester 2
MHST6903
Managing Collections and Heritage Sites
6    N MUSM7031
Semester 1
MHST6904
Museum and Heritage: Objects and Places
6    N MUSM7033
Semester 2

Core Elective

MHST6913
Indigenous Museums and Heritage

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
MHST6914
Heritage Studies in Practice
6      Semester 2a
MHST6915
Heritage Studies and Communities
6      Semester 1
MUSM7030
Exhibition Development
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2b
MUSM7032
Museum and Gallery Administration
6      Semester 2
MUSM7035
Ethics of Cultural Property
6      Semester 1
MUSM7036
Museums and the Digital
6      Semester 2b
HRTG6901
The Idea of Heritage
6      Semester 1b

Elective

MHST6906
Internship Professional Placement Elective
6    N MUSM7004

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCL6902
The Archaeology of Athens
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
ARHT5908
The Business of Art
6      Semester 1
ARHT6914
Art and Curatorship
6      Semester 2
ARHT6935
The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
6      Semester 2
ARHT6953
Backstage at the Mitchell Library
6      Semester 2
ARHT6956
Indigenising Museums:Theory and Practice
6      Semester 2
ARHT6960
Contemporary Curating
6    N CAEL5032
Semester 1
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 2
HSTY6987
Presenting the Past

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
JCTC6908
Exhibiting Jewish Australia
6      Semester 1
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research
6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9082
Conservation of Traditional Buildings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is offered in even-numbered years only.
Intensive November
ARCH9028
Conservation Methods and Practices
12      Semester 2
ARCH9081
Heritage Law and Policy
6      Semester 2
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 1

Capstone

MHST6905
Internship Project
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MHST6907
Dissertation Part 1
6    N MUSM7007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MHST6908
Dissertation Part 2
6    C MHST6907
N MUSM7008

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2