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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Graduate Certificate

This course will equip you with a contextual understanding of core historical and theoretical developments in museum and heritage studies.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
GCMHESTD1000, 079206M
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $6,566 total
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $37,500 total

About this course

This course will equip you with a contextual understanding of core historical and theoretical developments in museum and heritage studies. You will learn the frameworks for managing collections and sites and develop a practical understanding of the modes of interpretation used in the museum and heritage sector.

Undertake object and site research, significance assessment, archival research and exhibition development and contribute to heritage studies and conservation management plans. Discover how meaning is constructed in museums and at heritage sites through material objects, cultural practices, events and performances. Understand how the public engages with museums and heritage, including sites of trauma, commemoration and memorialisation.

Why study with us?

Access the wealth of resources offered by the University museum collections and their curatorial staff. Sydney has strong academic and professional ties with major institutions in Australia, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Australian Museum, the Australian National Maritime Museum, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, the Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Living Museums.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
80.5%
Overall satisfaction
73.4%
Skill scale
62.2%
Teaching scale
86.5%
Employed full-time
$71.6k
Average salary