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Syllabus and course guides

The course programme of this Master’s Degree is made up of two compulsory modules, various semi-optional modules (which can be combined in different ways with prior guidance from tutors), and a final assignment (an internship in a company or institution, or a research project). The four specific theoretical and practical modules are divided into subjects worth 5 ECTS credits.


  • Theory and History of Memory and Heritage (A. Luque/ F. Sabaté)
  • Culture, Ethnography and Local Development (G. Casal)

Module 2: HERITAGE MANAGEMENT (compulsory)

  • Museology and Museography (I.Lorés)
  • Heritage Management: legal framework, finance, public and private management (J.B. López/E. Junyent)  
  • Presentation Models. “Museumisation” and Public Management (E.Junyent)
  • Heritage conservation and recovery. Rehabilitation, restoration and preventive conservation (N.Rafel/I. Puig)

Module 3: HISTORY AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT (semi-optional)

  • Memory and Past as a Heritage Resources: workshop [ compulsory] (C. Mir)
  • Local History and Documentary Heritage [optional] (J. Barrull/A. Passola/J. Busqueta)
  • Study Cases: local and industrial heritage as a cohesive element [optional] (J. Bolós/E. Vicedo)

Module 4: TERRITORY AND HERITAGE (semi-optional)

- Heritage and Tourism [optional] (coord. I. Lorés/J. Ganau) - (Seminar sessions to be set at the beginning of 2013)  

Module 5: FINAL ASSIGNMENT (compulsory)
Students may choose between:

1. An internship (10 ECTS credits) in a company, institution or social organisation, after having passed the practical course in the Design and Management of Cultural Projects.

Students will have to write a project related to the field of cultural heritage during their internship at a company or institution that has an agreement with the UdL.

- Students must have passed 40% of the course credits, which will not include credits awarded for bridging subjects, in order to start the internship.

- Students will be expected to devote 250 hours to the internship, of which 150 hours will be spent working, 90 hours preparing the final report about the experience and 10 hours will be set aside for attending tutorials.

- Students must have an academic tutor (to be chosen from the course lecturers) and a tutor from the company or institution before they begin the internship.

- Students must write a report about their experiences on the internship. Once they have completed this task, the tutor will mark it, and if passed, the project must be defended in public. 

Further information about internships is available at the following link:

  1.  A research project (10 ECTS credits).

Students will be expected to write a research project related to the field of cultural heritage. All projects must be approved by an academic tutor, to be chosen from among the course lecturers. Once completed, the tutor will mark it, and if passed, the project must be defended in public. Students must hand in three copies of the project to the secretary’s office of the Faculty of Arts, as each member of the examination board must have a copy of the project. Deadline for the project: 1 December.

BRIDGING SUBJECTS (Graduates and students coming from non-related degrees may have to enrol for some of the following subjects).

  • Memory and Historiography
  • Archaeological Heritage
  • Contemporary World
  • Artistic Heritage
  • Artistic Techniques
  • Territorial Heritage and Geographical Heritage
  • Geographical Information Techniques