Master of Curatorial and Museum Studies (MCuratMuseumSt)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


This program in Curatorial and Museum Studies offers students core courses in museology and practice in conjunction with research training and academic extension through the choice of elective courses. Students may also take a Work Integrated Learning course.

The Master Curatorial and Museum Studies is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


Interruption of program:
Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Curatorial and Museum Studies

There shall be a Master of Curatorial and Museum Studies.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the Master of Curatorial and Museum Studies, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Research courses to the value of 6 units
  3. A research dissertation to the value of 12 units
  4. Electives to the value of 18 units

Core Courses