Heritage

Module code: MU7556

Heritage is about how we understand, interpret and use the past in all its different forms. This module will cover a wide range of topics including contested and difficult histories, the notion of authenticity, intangible heritage, heritage policy and governance, democratising the heritage process, and the complex issues relating to community engagement and ownership of heritage. It is suitable for anyone curious about the use of heritage in identity formation and the role heritage plays in everyday life.

Learning

  • 50 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 10 hours of fieldwork
  • 88 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Essay, 2,500 words (100%)