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Program Learning Outcomes

Graduate Diploma in Heritage Resources Management (GD-HRM)

  1. Develop a solid foundation in both general theory and established practice associated with heritage field in Canada and internationally.
  2. Develop a critical understanding of the principles and practices of heritage collections and their conservation as well as heritage policies and professional ethics.
  3. Analyze a range of viewpoints and experiences in connection with the specific issues and concerns that surround research in heritage field.
  4. Propose appropriate conservation approach for cultural places by applying the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.
  5. Assess methodologies and approaches applicable to interpretation, presentation, documentation, planning, and decision making for different types of heritage resources.
  6. Develop preparedness and preventive measures to reduce risks to various heritage resources.
  7. Adapt appropriate analytical, organizational and presentation skills in a practicum tailored to the student’s interests and experience.

Updated June 19 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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