• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Archaeology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Sally May
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This course introduces students to the historical, political, institutional and cultural frameworks for contemporary heritage practice in Australia and internationally. It gives students the opportunity to gain a broad but comprehensive understanding of the essential underpinnings of heritage practice that are required for working in the sectors of natural and cultural heritage, land management and heritage institutions. The course focuses on theoretical and methodological concepts at the core of heritage practice and also on the application of key concepts in theory, policy and practice, including examining different approaches to heritage practice from local, state and territory, national and international contexts. Finally, the course will provide a solid professional basis for any employment where concepts of natural and cultural heritage are involved. 

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On completing this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Use appropriate written and verbal expression for a variety of relevant professional and academic purposes in cultural and environmental heritage that include essays, report preparation and analysis;
  2. Apply interdisciplinary thinking and the ability to apply theoretical ideas to case studies developed from personal observation;
  3. Participate more effectively in workplaces requiring an understanding of practices in natural and cultural heritage. This includes data-collection, analysis, and verbal and written presentation at the standard of a postgraduate degree; and
  4. Apply a functioning knowledge of current industry standards and protocols, policy frameworks, and funding regimes to academic and professional practice in natural and cultural heritage.

Indicative Assessment

Assignment 1: Class worksheet (1000 words)

Assignment 2: Essay (2500-3000 words)

Assignment 3: Significance assessment (2000 words)

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Workload

Contact time for this 6-unit graduate course will be approximately 30 contact hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Prescribed Texts

Nil

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4050 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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