Faculty Certificate in Civil Ceremonies
Course code: 2161 ~ Course abbreviation: FacCertCivCer ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 0.5 years full-time (on-campus only), 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
Study mode and course location
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the training required to practise as a civil celebrant in Australia. It provides a point of entry to the Graduate Diploma in Civil Ceremonies for people who are motivated and have advanced their education through a route other than university study. The course focuses on cultural variation and sensitivities in the conduct of public ceremonies associated with lifecycle events.
Students completing this course will have: 1. a familiarity with diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. a familiarity with the world view of the field of study; 3. a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. Advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. Developed sound analytical skills; 7. Developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.
Students complete 24 points including one core unit, and one elective chosen from the list below.
As each unit in the Faculty Certificate in Civil Ceremonies has an assessment component in performance and presentation skills, all students must present a video tape or DVD of the activity to be assessed.
For further study options please contact the School of Historical Studies or visit http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prospective/course/postgraduate