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AY5026 - The Practice of Cultural Heritage Management

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

This subject offers a practical overview of the process of cultural heritage planning and management. It introduces students to the notion of heritage values which are used (both nationally and internationally) to define and assess the cultural significance of heritage places. The subject also introduces students to a range of concepts surrounding the presentation of heritage places to the public. It will examine issues surrounding the role and nature of interpretation and the application of a range of media in relation to this.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop an understanding of the purpose of public interpretation in relation to heritage places, including a range of issues associated with this;
  • develop an understanding of the range of media through which interpretation can be achieved;
  • develop an understanding of the processes involved in the identification, assessment, planning and management of cultural heritage places.
AY5022 AY5023


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Shelley Greer.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (60%).

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