Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

307205 v.3 Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts

Double Degree in Cultural Heritage Studies, Librarianship & Corporate Information Management

BA(Curtin), BA(Curtin)

Course CRICOS Code: 041762G
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 4 Years


This double degree in Cultural Heritage Studies and Librarianship and Corporate Information will combine the knowledge of cultural heritage with a professional qualification suited for those wishing to work with archives, rare materials and local history.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites


Specific Requirements

While not a formal requirement for entry, students are encouraged to have basic computing skills. The Department of Media and Information may provide assistance prior to semester in obtaining those skills. STAT elements considered are E and either V or Q.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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

Duration and Availability

The course is four years full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Course Organisation

Students undertake both the Cultural Heritage Studies and Librarianship and Corporate Information major. Students enrolled in the double degree may elect to transfer to the single degree course in one of the two disciplines. In this event, the relevant Head of School shall determine the amount of credit to be transferred to the single degree.

Professional Recognition

It is intended that this course may be accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association and the Records Management Association of Australia. Accreditation will confer professional membership to these organisations.

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

307061 v.3   Cultural Heritage Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307062 v.2   Librarianship and Corporate Information Management Double Degree Major   400.0


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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