Content in the Field (CUMC90023)

A volunteer adjusts a display of fabric at the Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo.
Image Credit: Golden Dragon Museum, 2022

Applications are not currently open for 2023  Content in the Field (CUMC90023). Applications will likely open in January 2023.

  • Key dates


    Teaching dates: 19 June 2023 to 23 June 2023

    Application deadline: TBC

    Pre-departure briefing: TBC

  • Overview

    A quota of 15 applies to this subject.

    This field-based subject critically frames cross-cultural work currently taking place in the culture and heritage sector, and practically teaches students how to generate cultural conservation content accordingly, from community consultation, translation strategies, intellectual property protocols, working in partnership with all stakeholders and within a multidisciplinary team, to the technical needs of on-site documentation and cultural materials conservation. See the handbook for further information: https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/2022/subjects/cumc90023

  • Eligibility

    Enrolment is by competitive application. The subject coordinator will choose successful applicants based on the criteria outlined below and establish a ranked waitlist of unsuccessful applicants.

    You must first apply and be selected before you can be enrolled in this subject, and you must also ensure that you have confirmed with a course advisor from Stop 1 that this subject can be credited to your degree or diploma prior to applying. If this subject is not listed as an approved elective for your course, you will need to attain written (email) permission from your course coordinator and provide this to Stop 1 before you can be enrolled.

    Preference will be given to students in the final stages of their program.

    The following minimum entry criteria will strictly apply:

    • This subject is an elective in the Master of Cultural Materials Conservation program, so MCMC students will receive priority. Applications from students enrolled in other Masters programs in the Faculty of Arts are welcome
    • Students enrolled in 150 and 200 point programs must have completed at least 100 points and have achieved a WAM of 70% or above.
    • Applicants will be required to provide a brief explanation of their reasons for choosing this subject and make their case for admittance against the questions in the application form

    The decisions of the subject coordinator will be final and subject to the limits of the quota.

  • Credit

    This subject is worth 12.5 points.

  • How to apply

    Applicants will be required to provide a brief explanation of their reasons for choosing this subject and make their case for admittance against the questions in the application form. Applications are not currently open.

  • More information

    More information including assessment details are available on the Content in the Field handbook page.

    Please send any queries to arts-umos@unimelb.edu.au.