Flinders University

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online Blended
6 months
17100 AUD/year
9000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Archaeology program from Flinders University aims to meet the research and professional needs of graduates with an interest in Australian archaeology, archaeological field practice and cultural heritage consultancy. 


Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

The Archaeology program from Flinders University aims to increase your theoretical knowledge, research skills and applied skills to help you develop the appropriate depth of understanding of issues in a number of related specialisations in archaeology and/or cultural heritage management. The program draws on both theoretical and practical material and provides you with the opportunity to apply both the principles and the practical skills developed during the course.


These courses make you highly qualified for a professional career in archaeology throughout the globe in research, policy development, consulting, hands-on surveying and excavation.

Potential employers include:

  • private or corporate consulting sectors
  • heritage agencies
  • museums
  • academic and research institutions
  • the public service
  • wildlife services and sanctuaries.


Enrolment in the masters may give eligibility for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

Completion of the graduate diploma or masters may give eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Incorporated.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Maritime Archaeology in Australia
  • History, Theory and Issues in Maritime and Underwater Archaeology
  • Maritime Archaeological Field School
  • Historical Artefact Analysis
  • The Archaeology of Australian Stone Artefacts
  • Human Osteology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




18 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Archaeology must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
  • CRICOS Provider: 059113D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17100 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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