36 months
35500 AUD/year
32300 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Art History and Curating program at Monash University will equip you with these skills and help you succeed in a creative and influential career as a curator, researcher, or writer.

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Co-located with the nationally significant Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), you'll learn about the history of art from foremost scholars and art writers, and acquire skills in the theory and practice of curating from leaders in the field.

In the core and elective units, you'll explore many different periods and places, including Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, modern and contemporary art, photography, film and Indigenous art. Through this Art History and Curating program from Monash University, you'll develop a broad base of knowledge that sets you up for a career in Australia or abroad.

Hands-on experience developing an exhibition concept and internship opportunities in the museum and gallery sector will develop your curating skills in ‘real-life’ situations while units in the history and theory of Curating and in Art Writing will provide you with knowledge and skills for your future career in the visual arts.

Career options

Curator, arts media commentator, museum director, gallery owner, arts programmer, arts collection manager, conservator, archivist, museum/gallery education officer, arts administrator, arts historian and researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modernism and the avant-garde
  • Post-war practices 1945-1990
  • Curating: Histories and theories
  • Curating: Practices 
  • Art writing and criticism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 085529G 
  • All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35500 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    32300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32300 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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