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Unit details

AIM712 - Cultural Heritage Research

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Young




Incompatible with:

MMM694, MMM794, SQM618, SQM735


Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Students will examine the processes of research as it is conducted in and about museums and/or heritage organisations. Case and field studies, as well as systematic and academic approaches, will be covered. The importance of research strategies for organisations will be discussed.
Students will also develop skills in the design of research projects and the development of methodologies for research. Subject areas include research design, questionnaire design, techniques for surveying and other data collection methods, data analysis techniques, ethical issues and clearances, and report writing.


1. Research proposal: 1000 words: 10%

2. Literature review: 2-2500 words: 50%

3. Methodology: 1500-2000 words: 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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