Studying the Master of Archaeology offered at La Trobe University , you'll develop specialist skills in contemporary archaeological practice and acquire comprehensive knowledge of Australian and Australian Indigenous archaeology.
Archaeologists explore the past through the material world. From uncovering our recent past beneath our cities, to delving deeper into ancient societies, archaeology shines a light on where we have been, who we were and the factors that shaped our present society. Unlock the secrets of the past in the only discipline that looks at the human journey as a whole.
If you're looking to pursue a rewarding career in the field of archaeology, La Trobe's Master of Archaeology will prepare you for a career as a professional archaeologist, heritage manager or researcher.
After graduation, you could work in specialist fields such as professional archaeology, cultural heritage management or research. The State of Victoria has robust laws protecting our heritage and, combined with continued government investment in infrastructure, there's very strong demand for archaeologists.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Theoretical Issues in Archaeology
- Advanced Research Skills
- Professional Archaeology
- Practical Archaeology
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesArchaeology History View 11 other Masters in Archaeology in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 107140KPrerequisites
- Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
- Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors, including academic record, English proficiency and/or employment experience.
- Applicants with an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline or area and marks reflective of the capacity to work at the masters level will receive credit of up to 60 credit points.
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International36400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 24 months.
National22000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.