1 x 1-hour independent study fortnightly
1 x 3-hour on-line exercises weekly
1 Admission into GDPSM-Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production
1a Admission into MSM-Master of Screen and Media Production
1b Admission into GDPAHM-Graduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage Management
1c Admission into MAHM-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management
1d Admission into MAHMA-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management [1.5 years]
1e Admission into MSMA-Master of Screen and Media Production [1 year]
1f Admission into GDPMA-Graduate Diploma in Maritime Archaeology
1g Admission into MMARCH-Master of Maritime Archaeology
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g))
Enrolment not permitted
ARCH8310 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
An understanding of the principles and practices of Cultural Heritage Management such as can be obtained in ARCH8018 Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management.
Topic description

This topic builds on the framework provided by the topic ARCH8018 Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management and introduces students to the structure for preparing and writing a professional cultural heritage management plan (CHMP). CHMPs are one of the main tools used in heritage management planning and cover the closely related processes of documenting heritage places, assessing their cultural heritage values and level of significance, writing a clear and succinct statement of significance, and drafting sensible and structured conservation and management recommendations.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide students with the theoretical background to cultural heritage management planning and what constitutes a good cultural heritage management plan (CHMP)
  • Provide students with the detailed knowledge of the standard components of a CHMP
  • Allow students to apply this theoretical knowledge to a practical case study in their local area
  • Develop students' critical thinking skills, and extend their observation and assessment skills
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Understand what gives a place cultural heritage significance and how this relates to contemporary forms of social identity
  2. Understand the major components of a cultural heritage management plan and understand the application of the Burra Charter to such a process
  3. Assess the cultural heritage values of a place, and write a succinct statement of significance
  4. Identify the various stakeholders involved in the heritage assessment process, undertake archival and other research into a heritage place, and incorporate all of this information into a coherent plan for conserving and managing a place's heritage values
  5. Write a CHMP that is clear, concise and useful