3 years

Starting Date

February, August

Tuition Fee

$AUD 29,000 per year


Canberra, Australia

CRICOS Code: 096389B

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band: 6

The program

Building on the core skills and knowledge embedded in the Arts degree, you’ll bring the richness and complexity of culture and heritage alive across its many forms – from the material, to the intangible and the digital.

You’ll explore heritage in a variety of global, social, cultural and political contexts, with a particular focus on Indigenous and First Nations issues. Your critical and technical skills will be developed while you engage with diverse cultures and communities, heritage places, landscapes and cultural collections, all within the unique location of Canberra, with its abundance of world-class museums and cultural institutions.

Study a Bachelor of Arts (Culture and Heritage) at University of Canberra and you will:

  • interpret and apply the principles and ethics of cultural heritage and conservation
  • work collaboratively in complex and sensitive environments, recognising the need to incorporate multiple perspectives in cultural practice
  • apply the technical skills and knowledge needed to manage, conserve and share heritage effectively
  • develop and integrate professional skills and discipline knowledge into changing professional, cultural and technological environments

Courses Included

  • Big Stories: Culture, Memory and Power
  • Cultures and Diversity
  • Professional Orientation (Arts)
  • Reading Culture, Curating Culture
  • Heritage Conservation
  • It Must Be True: Knowledge, Culture and Creativity

Career Opportunities

  • Curator
  • Gallery manager
  • Collections manager
  • Museum director
  • Heritage consultant
  • Culture and heritage officer
  • Heritage site manager
  • Heritage and cultural policy adviser
  • Digital heritage manager
  • Indigenous heritage officer
  • Records manager
  • Conservator

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