Analysing Historic Buildings - ARC00010M

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  • Department: Archaeology
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Kate Giles
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2018-19

Module occurrences

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2018-19

Module aims

  • To understand buildings archaeology within the context of heritage and conservation practice
  • To introduce students to the specialised skills required for the archaeological analysis and recording of historic buildings
  • To introduce students to the assessment of significance and the visual analysis of historic buildings

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students should:

Subject content

  • Understand the role of buildings archaeology within the context of heritage and conservation practice
  • Carry out a basic desk-based assessment of an historic building in the UK
  • Analyse and phase the archaeological sequence of an historic building
  • Locate and apply dating evidence from relevant historical and documentary sources to the analysis of historic buildings

Academic and graduate skills

  • Have developed transferrable skills of independent research, written and verbal communication and small group work and visual/verbal presentation

Other learning outcomes (if applicable)

  • Understand the range of employment opportunities open to students with buildings analysis skills and the inter-relationship of professions within the field

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Desk based assessment
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Pass/fail

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Desk based assessment
N/A 100

Module feedback

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Summative assessment

Indicative reading

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