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AR50466: Cultures and frameworks for conservation

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 10      [equivalent to 20 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 200
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Essay (CW 100% - Qualifying Mark: 50)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Synopsis: Advance your knowledge of key aspects and issues of conservation philosophy and practice in a global context, including World Heritage Sites, cultural and designed landscapes and national and international charters and frameworks.
Intended Learning Outcomes: Recognise and integrate the complexities of key aspects and issues of conservation philosophy and practice in terms of cultural heritage in a global context to plan strategies for conservation.

Ability to evaluate critically current practice and research-led developments related to interventions in heritage assets for a variety of situations, and to present findings to a standard consistent with professional requirements.

Develop understanding and critical awareness of the legislative and policy frameworks, international charters and standards relating to historic buildings and cultural heritage at national and international levels.
Content: The historic environment and the concept of 'significance'

Conservation philosophy: development and practice

Creative and adaptive re-use

Cultural heritage in a global context and the evolution of international standards and charters

Listed buildings and conservation areas: principles, law and policy.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR50466 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering

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