You can study approaches to museums and heritage globally, with a particular focus on indigenous Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.
Courses in Museums and Cultural History cover topics such as:
- The history of museums
- The politics of culture
- Intellectual property
- Public art
The Master of Arts in Museums and Cultural Heritage from University of Auckland is an effective way to take your knowledge and transferable skills to the next level. Our graduates have combined skills in strategic and critical thinking with global and cultural awareness for careers in fields such as government, international development, museums and cultural heritage, media production, research and policy.
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- Curatorial practice
- Tourism and heritage
- Art writing
- Writing history
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesHistory Educational Research Museum Studies View 20 other Masters in Educational Research in New Zealand
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120-point (one-year) MA
- A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Museums and Cultural Heritage or, in exceptional cases, another subject as approved by the Programme Coordinator, or equivalent.
- A BA (or approved equivalent qualification) with a major in one of
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International22544 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22544 USD per year during 12 months.
National4789 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4789 USD per year during 12 months.
- Domestic: NZ$8,131.20 – $10,060.80
- International: NZ$38,273 – $48,622
Living costs for Auckland
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.