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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
1. Explain key terms and best practice principles in heritage management and conservation
2. Demonstrate a critical appreciation of international and national legislation to protect natural and cultural heritage
3. Understand how the UNESCO World Heritage Convention (1972) is implemented.
4. Enhance skills to create and effectively communicate clear, logical arguments on topical heritage issues.
What is heritage; key definitions and concepts; who decides; international legislation and heritage protection, UNESCO World Heritage Convention and implementation; sustainability and sustainable development; resilience; biodiversity; contemporary heritage; nature and culture; challenges and opportunities; values and conservation
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Apply international best practices at a local heritage site, 3,000 words.||Week 9||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Written reflection of debate, 1000 words||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Structured debate.||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Annalisa Christie||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|