1 Admission into GDPSM-Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production 1a Admission into MSM-Master of Screen and Media Production 1b Admission into MMARCHA-Master of Maritime Archaeology [1.5 years] 1c Admission into GCARCH-Graduate Certificate in Archaeology 1d Admission into GCMA-Graduate Certificate in Maritime Archaeology 1e Admission into GDPMA-Graduate Diploma in Maritime Archaeology 1f Admission into MMARCH-Master of Maritime Archaeology 1g Admission into GDPAHM-Graduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage Management 1h Admission into MAHM-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management 1i Admission into MSMA-Master of Screen and Media Production [1 year] 1j Admission into MAHMA-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management [1.5 years] Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j))
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This topic provides hands-on experience in the theory and methods of conservation for a wide range of sites and artefacts. The topic contains some lecture, workshop and laboratory content, as well as field trips, and will be directed towards teaching students practical conservation and management techniques in both maritime and terrestrial archaeology. The precise focus for each field school will vary according to the availability of expertise and the specific location of the field school.
The aims of this topic are to:
develop advanced field skills associated with the conservation of materials and sites in Australia and overseas
further develop students' knowledge of ethical practice in archaeology
advance students' familiarity with theoretical and political issues in site conservation and management
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
demonstrate an understanding of a range of basic conservation techniques for different classes of archaeological material
demonstrate an understanding of the practical and theoretical basis for making specific conservation decisions and choose between alternative options responsibly
conduct basic conservation surveys in a field necessary for effective management of sites
Key dates and timetable
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