Conceptual understanding and critical evaluation of an area of interest within the field of cultural heritage management, relevant to Chinese cultural heritage
Critical evaluation of debates around the philosophy of social research and methodological issues in research design.
Analytical understanding of a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods and forms of analysis, and ability to apply these to a novel context.
Critical and reflexive applied knowledge of project management, relevant to the dissertation.
Develop skills in specifying research question, reviewing and analysing published academic literature, and engaging in debates around the status of knowledge claims
Skills in the specification of research questions.
Skills in the design of research projects appropriate to a given question, with an appreciation of inherent methodological trade-offs.
Skills in the collection, organisation and analysis of relevant data.
Ability to critically analyse a specific area of interest relating to Chinese cultural heritage management, demonstrating originality of thought
Production of an original dissertation that contributes to the field of Chinese Cultural Heritage Management
Students will receive introductory workshops on Research Methods in Semester Two to help prepare them for writing their dissertations.
Research proposal (10 %) and Dissertation (90%)
Total: 100 %