Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

190504 v.4 Master of Applied Cultural Heritage Studies


Course CRICOS Code: 041943B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course provides an opportunity to complete an extended piece of original work under supervision. Students develop a project around an applied outcome, such as an exhibition, a major catalogue, a public programme, and policy analysis or development.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelors degree (or equivalent) with honours or a postgraduate diploma in a discipline relevant to a proposed research topic. Applicants are expected to have received the equivalent of first or upper second-class honours. In cases where these requirements are not met, they will need to demonstrate substantial work experience in the relevant field and the ability to write to publication level.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This course is of one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Coursework units are also available through distance education.

Course Organisation

As well as an individual project, the course also provides students with two coursework units at postgraduate level - one in museology and the other in heritage management. These two units will provide an appropriate background for most cultural heritage projects.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

12188 v.4   CHS Project Research 693 1.5 50.0
304111 v.3   Heritage Studies 691 (Heritage Management) 3.0 25.0
304112 v.3   Heritage Studies 692 (Museology) 3.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

12191 v.4   CHS Project Report 694 1.5 50.0
12192 v.4   CHS Project Report 695 1.5 50.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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