Have a comprehensive understanding of:
The different approaches in which Heritage Organisations manage both tangible and intangible heritage
The importance of making heritage accessible to the general public
The different management methods employed by heritage organisations in the UK and in China, Taiwan and other overseas Chinese communities.
The methods employed in selecting which heritage to preserve
Ability to identify and critically analyse the most appropriate management plan, technique for a any specific element of heritage
Ability to critically analyse the success of various management practices and methods currently employed by organisations and particularly throughout various Chinese communities globally, and provide creative suggestions for improvements.
Ability to design sustainable management plan for any heritage, and to critically assess issues regarding visitors participation and interpretation, public engagement, carrying capacity, planning and legislation, and practical care of artefacts.
Students will be taught through a combination of lectures, guest lectures, seminars, workshops and visits.
Coursework 1 (25%), Coursework 2 (25%) & Coursework 3 (50%)