Master of Museum and Heritage Practice

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent, normally with a B+ average grade or better in the relevant coursework.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to critically analyse and engage in current museum and heritage practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. They will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and attributes to manage, interpret, display and care for cultural heritage objects, collections and buildings or sites in cultural heritage organisations. Graduates will be qualified to work in museums, galleries and heritage organisations in a range of roles, including management, policy, collections, exhibitions, public programmes and other areas of professional work. For most graduates this will be a professional degree leading to a career in the sector but some graduates may be able to continue to a master's degree by thesis or a PhD.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office



$6,000 - one per Division.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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