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Critical and Contested Issues in Cultural Heritage

Postgraduate | TAS-HGA601 | 2024

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Critical and Contested Issues in Cultural Heritage

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify and explain the protocols, conventions and Acts of Parliament that underpin the development of cultural heritage tourism products.
    2. Synthesise the current and future challenges for cultural heritage managers in a tourism context.
    3. Critically evaluate options for managing cultural heritage experiences in a sensitive and ethical manner.
    4. Effectively communicate the challenges of tourism growth in a chosen heritage site.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-SCM-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Strategic Communication

Additional requirements

  • Attendance requirements - Students are required to attend a field trip, dates: 8-11 April 2024. The session is in an intensive block mode, over 4 days. Attendance is compulsory. Following the intensive block teaching, you will still be able to get assignment support, and will submit your assignments later in the semester.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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