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ANT3009 Heritage and Museum Studies

Short Description: Heritage and Museum Studies
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090303 - Anthropology
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course provides students with a practical and conceptual foundation in heritage and museum studies. The course emphasises applied knowledge through two workshops delivered in association with industry partners, and the assessment aligned to associated activities. It further provides an overview of legal and policy frameworks, significance assessment, and interpretation and exhibition planning. The course takes a broad view of heritage aligned with recent global trends including synergies between nature and culture, tangible and intangible, state and community based heritage. This inclusive approach understands Aboriginal history, historic buildings, archaeological sites, national parks, art works, objects, stories, beliefs and landscapes as heritage; making this foundation course valuable to students of anthropology, archaeology, history, environmental management, tourism, writing and many other disciplines.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online