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MHST6914: Heritage in Action

In this class students will focus on developing practical skills in researching, interpreting, and communicating cultural heritage. Work in this class emphasises primary research that will contribute to interpretation of a place or a collection. It will involve working directly on cultural heritage in a collection or place-based fieldwork. Students will carry out original research that will contribute to interpretation of real world cultural heritage.

Code MHST6914
Academic unit Archaeology
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the principles and practices that underlie heritage management
  • LO2. develop a critical understanding of common heritage practices
  • LO3. evaluate the various elements of heritage studies and conservation management plans
  • LO4. demonstrate a knowledge of the research, analysis and assessment processes that heritage management is based upon
  • LO5. gain experience and practical skills in multiple aspects of heritage practice, including teamwork.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.