Critical Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage

Module code: AR7525

Module co-ordinator: Deirdre O’Sullivan

This module examines the ways in which archaeological sites and landscapes are presented to the public and the ethical and political issues surrounding preservation, conservation or restoration. Case studies are taken from around the world and you will be asked to take a critical look at archaeological, museum or heritage sites of your choice.


  • Guided Independent Study


  • Written Assignment, 3,500-4,000 words (50%)
  • Written Assignment, 2,500 words (50%)