Faculty of Arts
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Not offered in 2012|
Previously coded HYM4095
History and Heritage introduces students to the policy and practice of heritage professionals in the twenty- first century. The unit draws on local and international examples to demonstrate the contested nature of what constitutes heritage. Students are introduced to ideas about cultural and architectural heritage, the meanings of culture, cultural significance, 'reading' historic buildings and landscapes, and how all of these are interpreted by heritage professionals. Students learn the various local, national and international statutes that protect and enhance physical and cultural heritage.
On completion of this unit students will:
Test (500 words) 10%
Heritage Project or essay (4500 words) 50%
Reflective essay (2000 words) 20%
Class Participation (2000 words) 20%
2 hours per week for on-campus students
Undergraduate major in History or permission.