Master of Art History and Curatorial Studies (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

Where better to study art history and curatorship than surrounded by Australia's national cultural and collecting institutions? What's more, where better to study Art History than in Australia's premier practice-led research institution, the ANU School of Art and Design. Here, you will study the history of art while surrounded by the making of art. At ANU you can take advantage of our strong connections to the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Library and the Australian War Memorial to participate in our renowned internship program. And like many of our graduates before you, you might even find yourself working there. Our leading Master of Art History and Curatorial Studies (Advanced) program offers courses in a range of fields including Australian and Asian art; 19th - 20th century Australian and European art and design; modernism and postmodernism; curatorial practice, all taught by our specialist art historians.

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,640
International: $80,832

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

Structure:

96 units of coursework. These are composed of 24 units of introductory courses, 24-36 units of research courses, 12-24 units of disciplinary courses and a 24 unit research component.

Subjects you can Study:

Art history; Curatorial studies

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Art Theory,Classics, Curatorship, Design,Digital Humanities, Fine Arts,History, Museum Studies, Visual Arts

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Historian, Museum Curator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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