KULMI1000 - Introduction to the Study of Cultural Heritage


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 4 days

Course content

This course provides a general introduction to cultural heritage and interpretation, management and communication thereof. The course aims at giving an overview of different types of cultural heritage, the history of management of cultural heritage in Norway and the organisation of the field today. The course also includes introduction to building conservation/cultural history, museology and relevant theory within the field of cultural history.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:

The Candidate:
- Has basic knowledge of cultural theory, cultural history and the history of the management of cultural heritage.
- Has overview of different types of cultural heritage and the management of these.

The Candidate:
- Can apply the knowledge in reflections and discussions of key issues within the field of cultural heritage.
- Has basic competence for further studies within this field.
- Has some training in academic writing.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, excursions, group work and written assignments.

Compulsory activities:
- 2 excursions.
- 2 written assignments (which might be divided into several smaller assignments) that must be approved for exam registration.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2 term papers
  • 2 excursions

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Syllabus 1500 pages

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HIST1070 15.0 01.08.2006
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • History
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Institutt for historiske og klassiske studier



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-11-30

Submission 2020-12-04

Release 09:00

Submission 14:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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