Award: 10 credits at Level 4
Duration: 12 weeks
Start Date: November 2013

ZOOL40350 Cultural Heritage Conservation


This core module provides a broad introduction to cultural heritage in a World Heritage context. It covers theoretical aspects of cultural heritage, its protection and management, including international charters and conventions. Topics include heritage tourism, postcolonial heritage, endangered heritage through natural disasters, conflicts and war, and the return of stolen objects. Cultural heritage is explored as a human right and tool for sustainable development with focus on World Heritage properties and international case studies.