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Program Learning Outcomes

University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management (UC-HRM)

  1. Develop an understanding of the various work undertaken at different types of heritage resources such as historic places and cultural landscapes, museums, archives, and interpretive centres.
  2. Respect the many differences that reflect the vitality and range of the contemporary heritage field.
  3. Develop an understanding of the application of the relevant theories in heritage field to real-world projects.
  4. Develop a critical understanding of current principles, practices, and debates in heritage conservation and museum management in Canada and internationally.
  5. Interpret important issues and trends in heritage field, from the care and exhibition of collections to the heritage policies of various Canadian governments.
  6. Conduct basic historical and multidisciplinary research.
  7. Develop an understanding of designation and management tools in heritage field.
  8. Demonstrate appropriate analytical, organizational and presentation skills in a practicum tailored to the student’s interests and experience.

Updated February 08 2018 by Student & Academic Services

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