Why study the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Management

Heritage Management has developed into a major area of global scholarship, government regulation and industrial consultancy in recent decades. Embedded in a world heritage framework, GCHM (8 units) will provide graduates from archaeology, anthropology, history and cognate disciplines in planning and environmental management with "employer-ready" skills, meeting national expectations for transition into, or professional development within, the heritage industry. Taking advantage of UQ's existing strong expertise in research and consulting across the heritage spectrum, including our in-house consultancy UQCHU, GCHM will focus on developing professional management skills and knowledge of the legal frameworks, processes and practices utilised in managing heritage places such as archaeological sites, landscapes, places of spiritual, and other cultural significance, and heritage buildings. Ethically focused and drawing on perspectives from archaeology, anthropology, history and other cognate disciplines. GCHM students will put their knowledge into practice in field and classroom settings.


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements


Approved bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in the same discipline; or

Post-secondary study and at least 2 years of full time equivalent work experience in relevant areas of professional heritage practice.

Program structure


The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Management are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Management. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Courses and Programs

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