Department of Musicology

Outline for Master Programme in the Humanities

Masterprogram i humaniora

Specialisation: Cultural Heritage and Sustainability (Kulturarv och hållbarhet)

Outline(s)

  • Latest outline for Cultural Heritage and Sustainability (applies from Autumn 2017)

Semester 1

During the first semester students take two mandatory courses in Conservation (15 credits each). The first course introduces heritage studies from an international point of view, focusing on issues of social and economic development and sustainability. The second course focuses on Conservation as an academic discipline, introducing different theories and methodologies and developing the students' writing skills.
 
Period 1
Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development, 15 credits (mandatory)
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N
 
Period 2
Theories, Methodologies and Academic Writing in the Field of Cultural Heritage and Sustainability, 15 credits (mandatory)
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N

Semester 2

Four courses in Conservation are offered during the second semester. The courses mirror different themes in Conservation research with a focus on development and sustainability. If a student wishes to end the programme after one year, a Master's thesis of 30 credits is chosen instead of these courses.


Period 3

Cultural Heritage as an Asset for Regional Development, 7.5 credits
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N

Climate for Culture, 7.5 credits
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N
 

Period 4

Heritage Policy and Identity, 7.5 credits
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N

Cultural Heritage in Peace and Conflicts, 7.5 credits
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1N

Semester 3

In the third semester students begin working on their Master's theses during the first half of the semester. To help students develop their thesis topics, a seminar series is given in the beginning of the semester. It is also possible for students to study abroad during this semester, should they wish to. In the second half of the semester, there will be several advanced courses to choose from. Students can then focus on one of the course topics from semester 2. Alternatively, students may choose to do an internship during this period.

 

Period 1
Thesis writing, 15 credits
 

Period 2
Advanced course or internship, 15 credits

Semester 4

The programme ends with students finishing their Master's theses. If a student has already written the one-year Master's thesis of 30 credits, he or she may write a smaller thesis in order to complete the Master's degree.

 

Period 3-4

Master's Thesis in Conservation, 45 credits (mandatory)
Main field of study and in-depth level: Conservation A2E