HERI5102 Foundations in Heritage Management

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodAlbanyFace to face
This coursework unit considers the heritage management process. It looks at the history of the shift from heritage object-based management systems to significance-based heritage management systems. Students review types of significance, how heritage significance is determined and consider how to build significance-based heritage management frameworks and significance-based heritage management plans.
Students are able to (1) prepare a statement of significance; (2) write a significance-based management plan; and (3) know the history of Australian and international heritage management planning processes.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) a research project and (2) presentation and participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Jo Thomson
Contact hours
4 hours per week (over 6 weeks from week 1)
Unit Outline
Non-standard teaching period [TS-U-1A_2019]
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