Conservation Intensive

Subject CUMC90003 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 06-Jul-2015
Teaching Period 20-Jul-2015 to 24-Jul-2015
Assessment Period End 28-Aug-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 08-Jul-2015
Census Date 20-Jul-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 07-Aug-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: This subject is taught intensively between 20 - 24 July 2015; pre-teaching preparation 29 June – 17 July 2015
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


Entry into MC-CULMC Master in Cultural Materials Conservation and completion of compulsory units for 100, 150 or 200 point program

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Dr Nicole Tse


Nicole Tse

Subject Overview:

The topics covered in this intensively taught subject will reflect those identified by the conservation sector as necessary and relevant to contemporary professional practice. The subject provides students with the opportunity to acquire and develop specialised skills in a professional industry setting. Lectures, seminars, and practical sessions will be led by national and internationally recognised experts. This unit is taught intensively over one week. During the pre-teaching period students are expected to complete the readings, review the lectures and any other course preparation as outlined on the course LMS. The LMS will be available at the beginning of the pre-teaching period.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this subject students should:

  • have gained indepth knowledge in one or more conservation specialist areas.

A practical exercise combined with a reflective essay 2000 words (40%) and a theoretical essay 3000 words (60%) will be due over the assessment period from 20 July - 17 August 2015.

Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of workshops/tutorials in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per day; after five days, no late assessment will be accepted. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Prescribed Texts:

Course notes and reading material will be supplied during the pre-teaching period.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: 100 Point Master of Cultural Material Conservation
150 Point Master of Cultural Material Conservation
200 Point Master of Cultural Material Conservation
Cultural Materials Conservation
Cultural Materials Conservation

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