Maritime Archaeology - Masters ProgramDepartmental resources | Updated 9 years agoGRADUATE CERTIFICATE / GRADUATE DIPLOMA / MASTER APPLIED MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM) These postgraduate degrees are taught every 2 to 3 years in Perth, Australia. The program aims to provide the specialist practical skills and knowledge in maritime archaeology, or to lead students to higher-degree research in the field of maritime archaeology. The courses are taught by expert archaeologists and museum staff (maritime archaeologists, conservators, conservation scientists, museum curators, historians, boat builders) at both the University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum as well as industry experts in geophysics, remote sensing, and marine studies. Our focus is very much 'hands-on' as well as providing a supportive and stimulating academic environment. Enrolments are limited (next program starts in Semester 1, 2011*). Applicants are normally expected to possess a bachelor's degree in archaeology or a related discipline. If applicants are to dive then qualifications are required. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The Certificate of Applied Maritime Archaeology is offered in an intensive teaching program over c. 8 weeks (depending on weather conditions) and requires the completion of four units. The Diploma of Applied Maritime Archaeology requires completion of a further four units for a total of eight units. UNITS ARCY8401 Introduction to Conservation for Sites and Artefacts ARCY8402 Maritime Archaeology in Context ARCY8403 Maritime Archaeology Artefact Studies ARCY8404 Maritime Archaeology Excavation Techniques ARCY8405 History of Seafaring ARCY8406 Cultural Heritage in Maritime Archaeology ARCY8407 Surveying Maritime Sites ARCY8408 Maritime Archaeology Field Project The Master of Applied Maritime Archaeology follows the successful completion of the eight units of coursework, and involves completion of a 15,000 word research dissertation. PROGRAM COORDINATORS Dr Alistair Paterson, Associate Professor Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde, Adjunct Lecturer/Assistant Curator WA Museum Ms Corioli Souter, Adjunct Lecturer/Curator WA Museum CONTACTS for timetable and further information Faculty Student Office Telephone: +61 (0)8 6488 2091 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dianne Anstey, Administrative Officer, Archaeology Telephone: +61 (0)8 6488 2868 E-mail: email@example.com See also: http://www.archaeology.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/future/postgrad (bottom of page) View the discussion thread.