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Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Maritime Archaeology from Flinders University aims to meet the needs of graduates in archaeology and related disciplines who wish to specialise in maritime archaeology.

The course is designed to provide students with a theoretical and methodological grounding in maritime archaeology and underwater cultural heritage management, an understanding and appreciation of the place and role of maritime archaeology in the interpretation of maritime sub-cultures as well as cultures in the wider context, and to allow students to understand the history of the practice of maritime and underwater archaeology.

Career

Career opportunities in underwater archaeology are steadily growing.

Potential occupations include:

  • conservation officer
  • museum/gallery curator
  • museum education officer
  • higher education lecturer
  • tourism officer
  • archivist
  • cartographer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management
  • Introduction to Professional Archaeology
  • Maritime Archaeology in Australia
  • History, Theory and Issues in Maritime and Underwater Archaeology
  • Maritime Archaeological Field School
  • The Archaeology of Submerged Landscapes

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time option just for domestic students.

  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification majoring in archaeology from an approved tertiary institution, or have completed the Graduate Certificate in Maritime Archaeology. Under exceptional circumstances and subject to specific conditions, the Dean (Education) may admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

CRICOS: 046437B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18612 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18612 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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