This module will introduce students to general concepts of cultural heritage including discussions surrounding tangible and intangible heritage. Students will learn about heritage on an international scale looking at the work of UNESCO and specifically look at examples in the UK, China and Taiwan. This module will also look at the work of communities in creating and preserving their own heritage, by examining a range of case studies. Students will explore the political, legal and economic contexts which influence heritage institutions and practices.
The module aims to:
Have a comprehensive understanding of:
Teaching and learning
Students will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, guest lectures, workshops and visits.
Coursework 1 (25%), Coursework 2 (25%) & Coursework 3 (50%))
Total: 100 %