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As heritage schemes, ideas of cultural value, and technologies evolve, new approaches to heritage management are emerging.
This course is ideal for professionals from a range of sectors – including urban planning, construction, asset management and architecture – wanting to learn contemporary tools and approaches for working with heritage.
Due to its industry alignment, the course may be recognised as continuing professional development (CPD) by a number of bodies.
Explore traditional and emerging heritage approaches
Gain a multidisciplinary insight into heritage management and explore traditional and emerging approaches to cultural heritage values. Examine approaches from the fields of digital heritage and history, architecture and planning, environmental psychology, ethnography, sociology and geography.
Apply robust methods and tools to interpret heritage values
Explore methods for identifying, assessing, documenting, conserving and interpreting values of the tangible and intangible aspects of heritage sites and areas. Explore and adopt the framework of Australia’s Burra Charter and apply other robust methods and tools to assess the cultural heritage values of a place.
Examine the concepts of authenticity and integrity
Using Australian and international case studies, examine new kinds of evidence that can inform conservation decisions. Consider the concepts of authenticity and integrity in urban and architectural heritage, and how these are evolving.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Dr James Lesh
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
James is a researcher in urban and cultural heritage and a specialist in the application of values-based conservation. His most recent project focused on Federation Square in Melbourne.
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To take New Approaches for Heritage Significance as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1489.99 AUD (inc GST)
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