School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education

Professional Certificate in Heritage Management

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1 Year Full Time, 1.5 Years Part Time

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Admission Requirements

The Professional Certificate in Heritage Management provides work placed learning opportunities for participants involved in a range of heritage fields. The programme is designed to strengthen professional capacity, community engagement and build knowledge of and skills in good practice and professional values necessary for the safeguarding of cultural and national heritage for enhanced sustainable development in the Pacific islands.
The programme is offered on a cohort basis arranged to specific groups of Pacific practitioners offered in flexible modes of delivery on a part-time basis and spread over a 1-year period of study.

Special Admission Requirements:
i) Recognised prior learning based on five years of relevant work experience and pass in Senate recognised Year 12/Form 6 or equivalent with English; and,
ii) Support letter from employer stating work experience and responsibilities; and,
iii) Letter of recommendation from a national heritage agency.


This programme comprises 6 courses which is made up of 3 core courses; PAP01, PAP02and PAP07; and 3 courses to be selected from the following electives PAP03, PAP04, PAP05, PAP06.

Programme Requirements

The Professional Certificate in Heritage Management consists of six courses.

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