Cultural Heritage Management
University of Queensland
Area of Study
Indigenous Studies, Multicultural Studies, Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
*This course has a field trip component. Additional fees, paid directly to the university, may apply.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units2
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse DescriptionAnalysis of cultural heritage in legislative, practical & ethical frameworks. Cultural aspects of environmental management, including site management, fire management, traditional use of parks and natural resources, and interpretation planning. Review of cultural landscapes concept within a broad conservation framework.*This course has a field trip component. Additional fees, paid directly to the university, may apply.Course IntroductionThis course examines the principles of cultural heritage management in today's world. Issues of stakeholder involvement in heritage management and the role of legislation and policy are discussed. Practical steps in oversighting the preparation of management plans and interpretation programmes are presented. Case studies of cultural heritage management are provided. The role of the environmental manager in cultural heritage management is discussed. The place of Indigenous knowledge in natural resources management is reviewed.Learning ObjectivesAfter successfully completing this course you should be able to:
Class Contact3C + 1 Day Field TripAssessment SummaryWorkbook: 30%Quiz: 30%CHM Planning or Interpretation Report: 30%Forum Participation/Reflection: 10%
- demonstrate an understanding of what cultural heritage and cultural resources are
- discuss the new directions in cultural heritage management
- undertake the basic steps required in planning for cultural heritage management
- undertake the basic steps required in preparing interpretation and visitor management plans for cultural heritage places
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.