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This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to the study of heritage. We explore ways we might understand and interpret contemporary heritage practices in a range of contexts, including post-earthquake Christchurch.
critically evaluate the value of heritage as a concept and as a tool for social action consider a range of different approaches to the study of heritage and museums, including those of Mana Whenua complete a heritage assessment report that applies skills and frameworks developed in the course to the study of heritage in a specific local context assess the implications and significance of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi for heritage research and practice in Aotearoa critically reflect on the nature of knowledge and norms, including indigenous models, in a personal learning journal contribute effectively in group and co-operative work
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Any 30 points at 200 level from ANTH or SOCI, orany 60 points at 200 level from the Schedule V of the BA.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $1,597.00
International fee $7,200.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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Language, Social and Political Sciences