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Graduate Diploma in Professional Archaeology

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology is a one year 120 CP course that develops skills needed for working in commercial archaeology and heritage management.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Course Code
AGPA, 091421C
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology is a one year 120 CP course that develops skills needed for working in commercial archaeology and heritage management. It offers hands-on training in archaeological survey and excavation techniques, heritage legislation, Aboriginal and historical archaeology and business skills. Subjects are taught in block mode and online. The course may serve as a pathway into the Master of Professional Archaeology where all subjects are credited into the Masters. All subjects are taught in block mode and online. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology apply this knowledge and skills as responsible practitioners in archaeological field research and analysis, in the development of cultural heritage management plans, and in communicating to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Entry requirements

Arts, humanities and social sciences courses
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Melbourne

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at La Trobe University.
85.7%
Overall satisfaction
100%
Skill scale
89.3%
Teaching scale