Graduate Certificate in Heritage Materials Conservation

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Turn your passion for art and heritage into a career, with this short qualification in conserving heritage materials. Gain the skills required to propel your career in the cultural heritage and museum sector. Explore how to identify materials and how theyre made and begin the journey of learning how to conserve them as collections in museums and galleries, or as part of built heritage sites. Through practical field-based workshops and behind-the-scenes tours of heritage sites and collections, you will learn to investigate the condition and significance of heritage items. Youll develop conservation and management plans for materials, and carry out laboratory and on-site treatment techniques to preserve and restore them. Have a particular passion or interest in a subsection of history or culture? The flexibility to develop your personal vision as a professional is intrinsic to the course, with specialist mentors available for key areas. All units within this course contain Indigenous cultural content as a key underpinning to theory.


12 credit points


  • Heritage Materials Conservation

Standard entry requirements

Students must have a bachelor degree in any field as approved by the University.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UC College, Bruce International: $18,000 No
  • Flexible Delivery : 0.5 years

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