HYM4095 - History and Heritage
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Seamus O'Hanlon
Not offered in 2008
History and Heritage introduces students to the policy and practice of heritage professionals in the twenty- first century. The unit draws on local and international examples to demonstrate the contested nature of what constitutes heritage. Students are introduced to ideas about cultural and architectural heritage, the meanings of culture, cultural significance, 'reading' historic buildings and landscapes, and how all of these are interpreted by heritage professionals. Students learn the various local, national and international statutes that protect and enhance physical and cultural heritage.
On completion of this unit students will:
Students undertaking the unit on-line will develop skills the above skills, although objective five will be in the form of virtual oral communication skills.
Test 500 words 10%, Heritage Project or essay 4500 words 50%, Reflective essay 2000 words 20%, Class Particpation 2000 words 20%
2 hours per week for on-campus students
Undergraduate major in History or permission.