• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Heritage Studies
  • Specialisation code CEHE-SPEC
Cultural Heritage Management Specialisation

The management and protection of cultural and natural environments is a growing area of employment. Our course is grounded in practical and professional issues, contextualized within a critical understanding of cultural heritage policy, management and conservation.

Our staff are world leaders in the heritage field, edit the leading journal in the field and are at the forefront of the Critical Heritage Studies movement. We explore innovative issues such as social inclusion, community engagement, intangible heritage, tourism, Indigenous heritage, digital heritage and multiculturalism amongst others. An active intern program will ensure you are at the cutting edge of heritage practice.

Learning Outcomes

  1. analyse, research, reflect on and synthesise complex approaches to heritage management, relevant public policy and heritage agencies and their relationships to societies;

  2. evaluate significant debates, problems, controversies, concepts and theories pertinent to cultural and environmental heritage management and conservation;

  3. develop critical understanding and engagement with the range of communities of interest in the heritage management process; and

  4. communicate and interpret knowledge and ideas to policy makers and to general and specialists heritage audiences.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

6 units from the completion of the following course(s):

HUMN6051 - Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management (6 units)

18 units from the completion of the following course(s):

HUMN8039 - Indigenous Heritage Management and Debates in Digital Heritage (6 units)

HUMN8006 - Best Practice in Managing Heritage Places (6 units)

HUMN8018 - Cultural and Environmental Heritage: Extended Research Project (12 units)

HUMN8019 - UNESCO and World Heritage: Conserving Heritage Values (6 units)

HUMN8033 - Tourism, Heritage and Globalization (6 units)

HUMN8035 - Critical Issues in Intangible Heritage (6 units)

HUMN8037 - Culture and Heritage in China Field School (6 units)

HUMN8038 - Oral History and Heritage: Practice and Theory

MUSC8004 - Internship 1 (6 units)

MUSC8005 - Internship 2 (6 units)

MUSC8012 - Understanding Learning in Museums and Heritage (6 units)

MUSC8021 - Collections Management Workshop (6 units)

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