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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Heritage Materials Conservation

University of Canberra

6 months
Duration
32900 AUD/full
23000 AUD/full
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About

In this Graduate Certificate in Heritage Materials Conservation from University of Canberra you will explore how these materials are made, how they respond to their changing environments, how people value them, and how conservation professionals ensure they survive into the future. 

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Overview

Through practical field-based workshops and behind-the-scenes tours of heritage sites and collections, you will learn to investigate the condition and significance of heritage items, develop conservation and management plans for them, and carry out laboratory and on-site treatment techniques to preserve and restore them.

All units contain Indigenous cultural content as a key underpinning to theory, practice, history and contemporary social, economic and cultural issues in the cultural heritage sector.

The flexibility to develop your personal vision, interests and focus as a professional is intrinsic to the course, and progression to the Graduate Diploma in Creative and Cultural Futures and Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures is available by enrolling in additional units.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Heritage Materials Conservation at University of Canberra and you will:

  • apply values-based methodologies to identify the stakeholders and values that must be taken into account in conservation planning
  • use observation and analysis to accurately identify heritage materials, their condition, and their responses to environmental conditions
  • integrate physical data and cultural understandings to develop sustainable conservation treatment and management plans for heritage
  • determine and apply appropriate preservation, conservation and restoration techniques to conserve and enhance heritage materials.

Career opportunities

  • conservator
  • head of heritage
  • heritage consultant
  • curator
  • gallery manager
  • indigenous heritage officer
  • collections manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Heritage Materials and Their Environments
  • The Cultural Significance of Patina 
  • Heritage Materials - Structure and Integrity 
  • Heritage Materials - Aesthetics and Stability 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have a bachelor degree in any field as approved by the University.
CRICOS Code: 096390J 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32900 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32900 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    23000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • The indicative CSP Student Contribution Amount for this course is $7,950

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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