Museum and Heritage Studies

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

Museum and Heritage Studies

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.

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

Selective

MHST6913
Indigenous Museums and Heritage
6      Semester 1a
MHST6914
Heritage Studies in Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2a
MHST6915
Heritage Studies and Communities
6      Semester 1
MUSM7030
Exhibition Development
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
MUSM7032
Museum and Gallery Administration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
MUSM7035
Ethics of Cultural Property
6      Semester 1
MUSM7036
Museums and the Digital
6      Semester 2b
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6      Semester 2a
HRTG6901
The Idea of Heritage
6      Semester 2

Elective

MHST6906
Internship Professional Placement Elective
6    N MUSM7004

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCL6902
The Archaeology of Athens

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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 1
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
JCTC6908
Exhibiting Jewish Australia
6      Semester 1
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
WMST6904
Modernist Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
ARCH9082
Conservation of Traditional Buildings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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