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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.

To enroll in AHIS392, you must complete the following steps:
1) Email to express your interest in taking AHIS392 and to receive information about the enrollment process for this unit.
2) Secure an internship (e.g., see the Arts PACE opportunities webpage).
3) Submit a project proposal describing your internship to
4) Once your proposal has been approved, apply for Special Approval (previously known as a Dean’s Waiver).
5) Once you receive a waiver, enroll.

Note: It takes approx. 4 weeks to complete Steps 1-5, so please begin this process well before the start of semester.

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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