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Preventative Conservation (9478.3)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

Availability

  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2019 Semester 2 MR   Ian   BATTERHAM (Ph: ) INTENSIVE

Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2019, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (191291) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178369) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164735) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (162388) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139361) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will introduce students to the preservation of heritage through a risk management perspective. The identification and mitigation of risk factors such as pests, environmental damage, human actions and natural disasters will be explored in the context of impacts on physical condition, significance and resource allocation. Students completing this unit will be able to identify risk factors and develop a preventive risk mitigation strategy for cultural heritage materials.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Use a risk management model to identify, assess and record factors such as pests, environmental damage, human actions and natural disasters;

2. Develop and produce preventive risk mitigation strategy for cultural heritage materials; and

3. Demonstrate through practical exercises the use of scientific monitoring and measurement equipment and strategies for quantifying risk factors.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

6526 Heritage Preservation;
8949 Preventative Conservation

Equivalent Units

6526 Heritage Preservation; 8949 Preventative Conservation



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