Master of Art Curating

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



The University of Sydney



Course Detail


Camperdown/Darlington campus

Intake Time

March, August

Standard Duration

1.5 Years

About the Course

Gain a sophisticated understanding of the full range of cultural, theoretical, social, political and economic issues underlying the art gallery and museum system. This degree is taught in collaboration with leading institutions and art spaces and offers unique access to practising artists and exhibition spaces for students who wish to specialise in contemporary art. You can choose units of study such as contemporary curating, taught in partnership with a range of contemporary art spaces; art and curating, taught at the Art Gallery of New South Wales; curating specialist areas including Asian art, Indigenous art and photography; or curatorial lab, giving you hands-on exhibition curating experience.


Average Score

At Least 65%


A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

Background Requirements


The University of Sydney

Institute Ranking

#40 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #2 in Australia

Program Ranking

#3 in Australia for Sociology, #21 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020