Master of Museum and Heritage Practice

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completed a Bachelor s degree in a relevant area with at least a B grade average in 60 points of 300-level courses in the majoring subject or relevant area of study (or extensive practical, professional, or scholarly experience that provides an equivalent level of preparation); and been accepted by the Head of School as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,531 $12,797
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,398 $12,597
Total $16,929 $25,394

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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