Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology
The Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology is a one-year, 120-credit point 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. Many subjects are taught in block mode and off campus. The course may serve as a pathway into the Masters degree.
La Trobe University offers a range of Postgraduate Pathways. The minimum entry requirement for a Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma Degree is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered.
In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.
NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Graduates are expected to find employment with commercial archaeology firms in Victoria and interstate, a sector which employs approximately 250 people in Victoria.
Fees and costs
$19,800 per 120 credit points.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
Applications for Semester 1, 2019 will open later this year.
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See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: