World Heritage Studies: Body of Knowledge
This course gives new students an overview of the study programme, as well as the history and context for the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. It introduces the key concepts and approaches related to the protection of cultural and natural heritage and the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Students will learn about the function and structure of the UN system and UNESCO, the connections between World Heritage and issues of human rights, cultural diversity, intangible heritage, and other aspects of international relations.
Introduction and Coaching
In this course, students will be familiarised with various aspects of academic work: research methods, library resources, collection and critical analysis of information, and academic writing. The course also offers training in the preparation and delivery of public presentations and collaborative work.