Cultural Heritage Management

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cultural Heritage Management

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Studies, Multicultural Studies, Urban Studies and Planning

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    *This course has a field trip component. Additional fees, paid directly to the university, may apply.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    2
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description
    Analysis 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 Introduction
    This 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 Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    • 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
     
    Class Contact
    3C + 1 Day Field Trip
     
     
    Assessment Summary
    Workbook: 30%
    Quiz: 30%
    CHM Planning or Interpretation Report: 30%
    Forum Participation/Reflection: 10%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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.