Master of Museum Studies

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of museum studies with our Master of Museum Studies program. Dive deep into museum history, theory, and practice, and cultivate the skills necessary to thrive in the dynamic GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) sector. Our interdisciplinary approach, coupled with a wide array of elective courses, ensures a comprehensive understanding of the social, cultural, and political landscapes shaping the museum industry.


Engage with our esteemed faculty and world-class museums, including the UQ Art Museum, UQ Anthropology Museum, and the R. D. Milns Antiquities Museum, to enrich your museological research and training. Through immersive learning experiences and hands-on training, gain insights into contemporary work practices and develop a nuanced understanding of the multifaceted challenges and opportunities within the field.

Explore professional internships and placements at renowned institutions worldwide, laying the foundation for a successful career in the vibrant museum sector.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7-point scale
  • Relevant work experience (optional)
  • English language proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, BE, CES)
  • Museums: Theory and Practice
  • Digital Curation: Objects, Exhibitions, Content
  • Cultural Management: Leadership in Arts Organisations
  • Collections

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $41,120
  • Domestic:$28,000

Future Career Outcomes

Our program equips graduates with the expertise and practical skills needed to excel in diverse roles within museums, galleries, archives, and heritage institutions. With a focus on critical thinking, research, and professional practice, our alumni emerge as versatile professionals ready to make meaningful contributions to the preservation and interpretation of cultural heritage.

Visa Requirements:

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