UQ Archaeology Teaching and Research Centre

UQ offers a range of study options in the areas of heritage and museums, from Diploma and Bachelor degrees to coursework Masters and Research Higher Degrees.

Research Higher Degrees

MPhil and PhD - Archaeology, Anthropology, Museum Studies
Researchers in UQ Heritage and Museums offer research supervision in MPhil and PhD degrees. If you are interesting in undertaking a Research Higher Degree in a subject area relevant to Heritage and Museums, visit the School of Social Science Research Higher Degree page. You can browse current student projects on the School of Social Science webpage. To find out more about enrolling in a Research Higher Degrees at UQ, visit the UQ Graduate School webpage.

Postgraduate Study

Master of Heritage Management
UQ's Master of Heritage Management program allows advanced study by graduates of archaeology, anthropology, history and related disciplines  to develop the skills and knowledge required by employers in the global heritage sector. UQ Heritage Management provides a nationally unique option for graduate students focusing on the management of heritage places within a World Heritage framework drawing on staff expertise in heritage research and consulting, including our in-house consultancy, the UQ Culture and Heritage Unit. Class and lab based courses are complemented by fieldschools in which students can put their studies into practice. As well as a 24 unit Master degree we offer an 8 unit Graduate Certificate and a 16 unit Master degree for students who hold a relevant honours qualification.

Master of Museum Studies
UQ's Masters of Museum Studies program is an inter-disciplinary field of study that encompasses museum history, theory and practice. The course develops a critical awareness of the social, cultural and political issues facing those working in museums, art galleries and related heritage and collecting institutions; whilst delivering the knowledge and skills required for professional practice. Students may study for the qualification of Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Museum Studies.

Undergraduate Study

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Honours
UQ offers a wide variety of undergraduate degrees, majors and minors in subject areas relevant to Heritage and Museums, including Archaeology, Archaeological Science, Art History, Anthropology, Ancient History, Classics, History and Cultural Heritage. See the School of Social Science “What Can I Study?” page for more information on these options.


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