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Global Perspectives on Heritage Management (8942.3)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice



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    • Semester 1, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (176551) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176387) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (170860) - View
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    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146084) - View

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    This unit will focus on the heritage management process and how this varies in different cultural, political and environmental contexts around the world. An emphasis will be placed on understanding values based heritage management, the Burra Charter, the World Heritage process and key trends in heritage interpretation. Students undertaking this unit will demonstrate their understanding of heritage management processes by undertaking significance assessment, management and interpretation exercises for places (or other items) of cultural heritage significance in the Canberra region.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the key components of the heritage management process;

    2. apply the heritage management process to a place (or other item) of heritage significance;

    3. assess cultural heritage significance within a contextual understanding of culture and society.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.





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    Equivalent Units

    6523 Cultural Heritage Management

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