Bachelor of Arts (Culture and Heritage), B.A. | University of Canberra | Canberra, Australia
36 months
30000 AUD/year
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This Bachelor of Arts (Culture and Heritage) from University of Canberra allows you to take your passion for culture and heritage, and turn it into a rewarding and sustainable career.  

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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.

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

Programme Structure

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General 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
CRICOS Code: 096389B

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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