KULMI3105 - Theories and Methods in Cultural Heritage Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 5 days ALLE

Course content

The course is an introduction to the master study in cultural heritage management and has a twofold purpose: In addition to giving an overview over theories and principles in management of cultural heritage, both in Norway and internationally, the course gives introduction to methods applied in research on topics both in management, communication and interpretation of cultural heritage.

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 in depth knowledge of theories and principles constituting the basis for cultural heritage management nationally and internationally
  • has good knowledge of relevant methods in cultural heritage management as an interdisciplinary field


The candidate

  • is capable of combining theoretical and practical issues within the field of cultural heritage management
  • can assess suitable scientific methods on specific topics within cultural heritage research.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, excursions. Work tasks demand active participation at lectures and seminars. In case one is unable to attend all learning activities, arrangements for other alternative mandatory activities must be made with the lecturer at the start of the semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Cultural Heritage (MKULMI)

Required previous knowledge

A bachelor's degree in cultural heritage management or equivalent approved education. Participation in lectures and exams in the course requires admission to the master's program in cultural heritage management and is mandatory for this program.

Course materials

Theory based literature and relevant source material, c. 750 p. totally.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
KULMI3100 7.5 AUTUMN 2015
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Cultural Heritage Management
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Historical and Classical Studies


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE





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