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Cultural Heritage - AHIS392

This unit will introduce students to the study and management of cultural heritage, both through instruction and practical experience. Topics to be covered include: the history of cultural heritage; cultural heritage management in Australia; the assessment of cultural significance; preparation of conservation plans; collections and site management; the interpretation of heritage; and current issues in heritage studies. As a PACE unit, students will also be required to undertake an internship in the cultural heritage sector (e.g., museums, galleries, archives, or heritage consultancies, etc), in order to learn directly from professional practitioners and to practice their skills in a real world environment.

Entry into this unit is by application prior to the start of the relevant session. To express your interest in applying, please lodge an online enquiry via

Credit Points: 6
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Linda Evans

(36cp at 100 level or above) and permission by special approval Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type: PACE unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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