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HI3283 - Introduction to Historical Cultural Heritage

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

History, theory and principles of European cultural heritage assessment and management in Australia; heritage practice; the role of government and other organisations in heritage preservation.

Learning Outcomes

  • to assist students to acquire skills in the interpretation and recording of a European cultural heritage site;
  • to enable students to write a generic report on a European cultural heritage site;
  • to introduce students to the principles and practice of European cultural heritage management in Australia;
  • to train students in the assessment of heritage significance.
HI3281 HI5281 HI5283


Cairns, Block, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 14-Jul-2014 to 18-Jul-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Janice Wegner.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 16 hours fieldwork
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20%); report on field study site (40%); conservation plan on field study site (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.