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Bachelor of Cultural Heritage - 955AA

Course Code: 955AA
Course Version: 2
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice
UAC Code: 363083
CRICOS Code: 062878K
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The Bachelor of Cultural Heritage course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cultural heritage and museums, and to understanding the role of cultural heritage in a broader social, historical, cultural and political context. The course aims to produce graduates who have a strong grasp of cultural heritage issues, well-developed skills in cultural heritage research, interpretation, conservation and management, and a sophisticated understanding of cultural heritage in its many forms?including museums and collections, sites and places, buildings and landscapes, intangible heritage and cultural practices.The course is designed for students interested in both the theoretical and practical aspects of cultural heritage and museums?for those who seek a career in the cultural heritage and museums sector, as well as those who wish to broaden their understanding of culture and the past more generally.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au Ph 1300 301 727
Prospective Students
Please email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Cultural Heritage B CultHerit

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2013. Please refer to course 215JA Bachelor of Heritage, Museums and Culture.

Professional Accreditation

A process for accreditation of the course by relevant professional associations is being pursued.

Graduate Employment

The course is designed for students interested in both the theoretical and practical aspects of cultural heritage and museums - for those who seek a career in the cultural heritage and museums sector, as well as those who wish to broaden their understanding of culture and the past more generally.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Students will acquire knowledge of the main forms of cultural heritage, the key disciplines which construct concepts of cultural heritage (history, archaeology, anthropology etc) and the theory, philosophy and history of conservation and cultural heritage. This objective allows students to develop graduate attributes : 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10.
Students will develop skills and practical experience in cultural heritage and museum related practices and management techniques. This objective allows students to develop graduate attributes : 1,4,5, 6, 7, 8,9,10.
Students will understand the key ethical and professional issues associated with conservation, research and management of cultural heritage This objective allows students to develop graduate attributes : 6, 7, 8, 10.

Course Duration

Six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for entry to the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) course.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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