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MHST6903 - Managing Collections and Heritage Sites

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke


How museum collections and heritage places are managed and listed is a core function of cultural institutions. From global contexts, such as World Heritage, to national, regional and local museum collections and heritage lists, understanding how objects and places are documented, assessed, and registered is important for both museum and heritage practice. This unit introduces students to the theories and practices of collection and heritage management through current issues in the development, policy and maintenance of cultural collections and places.


1x1500wd research project (35%), 1x2500wd essay (45%), 1x500wd seminar presentation (10%) and participation (10%)


1x3-hr seminar/week




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