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Conservation Internship and Projects (CUMC90006)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCUMC90006
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject students arrange and undertake a placement in cultural heritage industry. They work under the guidance of a senior cultural heritage practitioner within the workplace. Students carry out a set program of cultural heritage research, conservation projects and/or conservation treatment involving complex decision making and the application of high level skills. During the internship an academic supervisor is available for consultation and advice.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • identify the relevant workplace skills for cultural materials conservation practice,
  • apply cultural materials conservation decision making and management to a professional context,
  • contextualise your analytical, research, practice- based and report writing skills across a range of tasks relevant to your host organisation's objectives, and
  • analyse professional ethics and conduct, communication and interpersonal skills in the workplace.

Last updated: 3 April 2019