MR-CHERST v.1 Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts - Cultural Heritage Studies)
Course CRICOS Code: 061529F
Registered full-time Duration: 2 Years
Master Degrees (Research) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for research, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.
This professional research degree combines research and production with coursework. It is designed for practitioners intending to update knowledge of contemporary theory and current practice, recently graduated students developing their knowledge and skills in certain areas, current students continuing study for specific personal or professional goals, teachers and those intending to become teachers and students from overseas seeking creative and/or practical study opportunities in Australia.
The Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts- Cultural Heritage Studies) is designed to facilitate and accelerate a graduate's progression from, for example membership to fellowship status since that conversion is usually linked to published and/or exhibited work.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials. The Departments will not bear the expense of projects involving unusual costs, for example, a student wishing to make a film would have to provide the film stock and fund the post-production costs, and a student mounting an exhibition would have to pay for framing and/or installation expenses.
Course Overview Note
It is a requirement that two-thirds of this course is undertaken by research and one-third by coursework. Students should not enrol in this research degree to receive a related graduate diploma but rather have undertaken it as a requisite for admission.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Master Degree (Research) are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/. Applicants require a Bachelor Degree with a strong academic performance and may also require relevant substantial work experience or Bachelor Honours Degree (first or second class) or Graduate Diploma. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree (or equivalent) with honours or a graduate diploma in a discipline relevant to a proposed research topic. Applicants are expected to have received the equivalent of first or upper second-class honours.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Credit for recognised learning may be approved for coursework components by the Head of School for students with a Bachelor of Arts, or equivalent, in a relevant area plus either a first-class or upper second-class honours degree, or approved equivalent, in the same area, or a graduate diploma, or approved equivalent, in the same area. Students must also have relevant and adequate research experience together with an appropriate practical and creative production record. Students without one or both of these requirements may be required to undertake appropriate bridging units.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees. For further details, see the Graduate Research School website http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/
Master Degrees (Research) require students to undertake an approved research program leading to a thesis for independent examination; they may include advanced level coursework studies.
Duration and Availability
The course is by research and normally requires one to two years full-time or equivalent part-time study. As most units are offered only once in each year and in the required sequence of study, there is some limitation of choice for students who study part-time.
Location and delivery Mode
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|2017||Bentley Campus||Research Term 1||Y||Y|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Research Term 2||Y||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
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If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For the Graduate Research School, please click here for further details: http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/about/contact-us/. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: CI-Enquiries@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.
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