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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
1. Define key terms in heritage management and conservation
2. Demonstrate a critical appreciation of international and national legislation to protect natural and cultural heritage
3. Explain how the World Heritage Convention (1972) is implemented.
4. Define sustainability and explain how cultural and natural heritage can contribute to achieving sustainable development in the face of global challenges.
5. Critically assess the construction of different heritage narratives, considering their role in legitimizing actions.
6. 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|
|Assignment: Written reflection of debate, 1000 words||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Structured debate.||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Apply international best practices at a local heritage site, 3,000 words.||Week 9||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Annalisa Christie||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|