Study cover for Museum Studies
Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online

Museum Studies

Deakin University 

12 months
30400 AUD/year
22600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Understand museum practice while developing your creative thinking skills with this Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies from Deakin University.   

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Get a professional qualification that allows you to work in the diverse museum sector. When you enrol in Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies from Deakin University, you’ll learn how to identify, conserve and interpret objects and collections in museums and galleries and the role of museums within society. Today’s museums are evolving. 

They’re designed to be much more accessible and, as such, are attracting more diverse audiences every day. Innovation and new technologies are pushing the contemporary museum to think outside the box and to engage with audiences in new ways.


Graduates may find employment as practitioners in museums, heritage institutions, government agencies, private corporations, community organisations and in private practice.  Typical job titles include: curator, heritage officer, collections manager, registrar, public programs officer, researcher and project officer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Heritage and Museum Practice
  • Managing Collections
  • Developing Exhibitions 
  • Museums, Heritage and Society 
  • World Heritage 
  • Digital Curation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


8 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements Specific Entry will be based on performance in:

  • Bachelor degree or higher OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.
  • Cricos 012804J Burwood (Melbourne) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30400 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22600 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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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