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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Define endangered heritage
2. Apply a risk assessment protocol considering cumulative and catastrophic threats to heritage
3. Understand the structure and components of Environmental Impact Assessment
4. Discuss the impacts and possible solutions to anthropogenic and natural threats to heritage sites
5. Reflect on how different stakeholders have different perspectives of how heritage sites are managed.
Introduction and Definitions, Risk assessment and management, Impact assessment, Boundaries and buffer zones, Ownership and governance, Climate Change, Tourism and Exploitation, Politics, Conflict, Looting, Management challenges, Where does it work and why
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Project: Group Project: Prepare a risk assessment of threats at a heritage site
Word limit: 5000 words excl. references
|Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Role Play assessment||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: You will be allocated a particular threat. Using case studies examine the impacts of this threat on cultural and natural heritage sites and evaluate the management strategies used to address them.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback is provided in written form using rubrics. Feedback also contains feed forward details - this will help you think about how you could improve your approach in future assignments.
|Dr Claire Cave||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|