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Master of Professional Archaeology

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Professional Archaeology is a specialist two-year 240-credit point course that prepares you to work in commercial archaeology or progress to a research higher degree.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
091419G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$22,000 per year / $44,000 total
International Fees
$36,400 per year / $72,800 total

About this course

The Master of Professional Archaeology is a specialist two-year 240-credit point course that prepares you to work in commercial archaeology or progress to a research higher degree. You'll acquire a range of workplace skills in archaeological field techniques, technical analysis, Aboriginal and historical archaeology, heritage management and business skills as well as research skills and practice. You may elect to complete a research thesis.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Study locations

Melbourne

Career pathways

Graduates are expected to find employment with commercial archaeology firms in Victoria and interstate, a sector which employs approximately 250 people in Victoria.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of Professional Archaeology may be eligible to apply for registration with Aboriginal Victoria as a Heritage Advisor. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at La Trobe University.
74.2%
Overall satisfaction
74.2%
Skill scale
64.5%
Teaching scale