AIM703 - Heritage Practice: Conservation and Managing Change


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hrs over the trimester on learning and assessment activities in this unit. The time should be divided between online learning activities, discussion boards, designated activities, assessment tasks, readings and study time. This includes BBL collaborate sessions which will be held throughout the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Students are required to attend 4-days of intensive classes during the trimester. These will include a mix of classes, seminars, group work, and field trip activity.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities equivalent to 1-hour per week, and 4 x 1-hour scheduled seminars per trimester.


The unit focuses on the application of heritage conservation and management concepts, tools and approaches in Australian and international practices. The Unit will familiarise students with the ways in which these support decision making processes, including those framed by heritage laws and planning systems; as well as critically examining emerging issues, tensions and gaps. Spanning Indigenous and non-Indigenous heritage sites, places and landscapes, the unit will develop student skills in conservation management planning, planning for risks, tourism and other uses, and the intersections between heritage regimes and planning systems.

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