Graduate Diploma in Public History
Course code: 3076 ~ Course abbreviation: GradDipPubHist ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
Study mode and course location
On-campus (Caulfield; Clayton)
This course offers a vocational program for historians and related professionals. Graduates may go on to work in the fields of commissioned history, heritage conservation and management, oral history, community history, museums and related areas. The program has excellent links with the heritage industry and professional historians working in these fields.
Students completing this course will have: 1. an understanding of diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. an understanding of 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 48 points at level 4. Note that not all units are available each year.
Compulsory level 4 units
Students must choose at least two in consultation with the course coordinator:
Level 4 electives
Other units offered in the faculty, with the approval of the course coordinator
Students who have completed 24 points toward the Graduate Diploma in Public History may be offered an exit award of a Graduate Certificate in Public History.
For further study options please contact the School of Historical Studies or visit http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prospective/course/postgraduate
Dr Seamus O'Hanlon