Students may study in the program on a full- or part-time basis. The degree can be completed in 30 months or less. Some learners may need as little as one year to complete this diploma but can take as long as five years for program completion.
To meet the residency requirement, students must complete 12 credits through Athabasca University. Six credits can be transferred. The practicum must be completed through Athabasca University.
|Total graduate credits in program||18 credits|
|Residency Requirement (12 credits must be completed at Athabasca University).||12 credits|
|HERM 501||Issues in Heritage Resources Management||(3)|
|HERM 512||Advanced Methods in Heritage Research||(3)|
|HERM 691||Heritage Diploma Practicum||(6)|
Elective Courses (choose 6 credits)
|HERM 542||Issues in Planning Historic Places||(3)|
|HERM 561||Advanced Issues in Interpretive Programming||(3)|
|HERM 670||Industrial Heritage||(3)|
|HERM 671||Documentation and Condition Assessment||(3)|
|HERM 672||Heritage and Risk Management||(3)|
|HERM 673||Architectural Conservation||(3)|
Undergraduate Foundational Courses
Students must demonstrate competency in HERM 322, HERM 327, HERM 339, and HERM/PHIL 334. Competence in these subjects can be demonstrated in one of two ways:
In most cases, HRM graduate students will have to complete at least some of these four undergraduate courses. Note that these undergraduate courses do not have to be completed prior to admission to the graduate program; rather, they must be completed before graduating with the PBD:HRM. Thus students may take the undergraduate and graduate courses at the same time.
|HERM 322||Heritage Collections||(3)|
|HERM 327||Heritage Policy in Canada||(3)|
|HERM/PHIL 334||Professional Ethics in Heritage Resources Management||(3)|
Information effective September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.
Updated February 21 2019 by laurab