AIM705 - Heritage Practice: Fundamentals


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

From 2022:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

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)

Learning Experiences are via CloudDeakin

All students: Weekly Study Guide topics are provided, in addition to at least 1 scheduled online seminar


The unit will allow students to develop and apply their knowledge of the conservation and management of heritage places. In addition to learning the steps involved in significance assessment and values-based management of heritage places and areas, it will explore current debates, including issues in policy development, community engagement, and maintenance and monitoring of heritage places. This Unit allows consideration of the ways in which heritage places are managed and used in Australia and in other national and cultural contexts; and will develop student skills and knowledge of approaches to identifying, documenting, assessing and managing heritage places.

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