This topic allows students to undertake a mini-research project with an Industry Partner in an area of applied heritage or heritage management practice. Each student will choose a project based on their interests, and work closely with their supervisor and Industry Partner to complete an in-depth study. Assessment for the topic consists of a major written assignment, plus an oral presentation of the research. The assignment will give evidence of the student's abilities in collecting and evaluating information; constructing, testing or defending an argument; and critically examining the available literature in their area of enquiry. Some projects may also require field work, lab work, or archival research. Students may suggest their own areas of research, but this must be developed in consultation with the topic co-ordinator.
This topic aims to: