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Additional Information

  • Entry Requirements

    Art History

    The normal minimum entry requirement for the program is a Bachelor degree, or an Honours degree at level IIA or higher (in a relevant field) to enter directly into Masters level, though applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered.


    The normal minimum entry requirement is an Honours degree in a relevant field at IIA level or higher, or completion of the Graduate Diploma in Art History (four Art History courses) with a grade average of 75% or higher.

  • Austudy

    Full-time students in the Graduate Diploma/MA program are eligible for Austudy.

  • Fees

    Postgraduate Coursework degrees are available on a fee-paying basis. Australian students may be eligible to apply for a FEE-HELP loan.

    For information on FEE-HELP, please check the Commonwealth Government website.

    Fees for Domestic Students

    Self-education expenses may be a tax deduction. To determine your eligibility, check with your tax accountant or the Australian Taxation Office.

    It is possible these programs also meet the requirements of your employer's professional development program.

    Please consult the Degree Finder.

    Fees for International Students

    Please consult the Degree Finder.

  • Graduation

    Once you have completed all requirements of your degree, you should check your student email account for information about Graduation. The University has an automated process which detects eligible graduands; however you will need to ensure an application to graduate has been created for you in Access Adelaide. If no application exists, you will need to apply.

    For further information, visit the Graduations website.

  • Student Services

    As a University of Adelaide student, you are eligible for a wide range of free student services.

    For further information, visit the Information for Current Students website.

  • Upgrading

    If you wish to upgrade to a higher level of the same award program, e.g. from the Graduate Certificate in Art History to the Graduate Diploma in Art History, you will need to submit an internal transfer application at the University Contact Centre. You can submit an application at any time of the year and the application will be processed for the next upcoming semester.

    The criteria for upgrading and application forms can be accessed on the Internal Transfers website.

    Forms can be lodged in person at the University Contact Centre (North Terrace Campus), by fax to (08) 8313 5550, or by scanning and emailing the form to

Art History and Curatorial and Museum Studies

722 Napier Building
The University of Adelaide


Ph: +61 8 8313 4249
Fax: +61 8 8313 4341
School of Humanities