24 months
36600 AUD/year
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This specialist Master of Curatorial Studies in Fine Arts (Research) at The University of Western Australia provides a high status and professional qualification suitable for graduates wishing to enter the museum profession in Australia or overseas as curators, exhibition organisers or researchers. 

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Key Facts

The degree is run in collaboration with UWA museums and various external Western Australian public galleries, providing students with direct experience in curatorial research and exhibition presentation.

Students in this Master of Curatorial Studies in Fine Arts (Research) at The University of Western Australia prepare either a fully researched proposal for a major exhibition (at least 5000 words) and a fully publishable professional catalogue including an essay on all works proposed for exhibition (at least another 25,000 words); or a dissertation (at least 30,000 words) on an aspect of museology relevant to curatorial practice; or a detailed publishable catalogue raisonné (up to 30,000 words) of the works of an uncatalogued artist.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December.




96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 077500K

  • Qualifications equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with at least upper second class honours. Students without appropriate undergraduate qualifications are required to do preliminary work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73200 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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