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Cultural Heritage, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , | Online
The Master of Cultural Heritage from Deakin University will broaden your ability to work across the sector, including heritage collections, museums, sites and landscapes.

About

Develop the knowledge, research skills and practical experience to make a difference in the cultural heritage sector. Whether you want to work with collections, manage a museum or heritage site, or protect and interpret significant sites, landscapes or intangible cultural heritage, specific pathways through the Masters mean you can create a program that is right for you.

Through this Master of Cultural Heritage from Deakin University, you’ll develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of heritage principles and practice across many disciplines.

Whether you’re a mid-career professional consolidating your practical experience, looking for a change in career, or a recent graduate who’d like to work in museums or heritage organisations, Deakin’s Master in Cultural Heritage provides a pathway into employment in this diverse and exciting field.

Career

This course provides an integrated approach for those working in government agencies, private corporations, community organisations and in private practice in a range of professions. Typical job titles include: heritage officer, heritage site or museum manager, interpretation officer, registrar, curator, public programs officer, researcher, and project officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Heritage and International Heritage Practice
  • Intangible Heritage
  • Heritage Interpretation
  • Understanding Significance
  • Leadership in Museums and Heritage Organisations
  • Museums, Heritage and Society

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • 1 year full time
      • 1.5  years full time
      • 2 years full time
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      • 2 years part time
      • 3 years part time
      • 4 years part time
  • Credits
    8, 12 or 16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

    Admission is based on:

    • Bachelor honours (AQF8) degree in a related discipline
    • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years relevant work experience
    • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline
    • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.
    CRICOS code: 084543G

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                29000 AUD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • National

                20600 AUD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 20600 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Melbourne

              • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
                Living Costs

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

              Funding

              • A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
              • If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

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