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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3215: Cultural Heritage and Digitisation Lab

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:


  • copyright, contract and cultural heritage law;
  • open access business models and new revenue generation;
  • restitution and decolonisation of cultural collections;
  • digitisation technologies, workflows and processes;
  • data management, storage, privacy, and cultural sensitivities;
  • digitisation;
  • 2D and 3D scanning; and
  • engagement with editing software.


Note that the module content will vary according to Lab partner needs and research focus.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities27.511 x 2.5-hour workshops
Guided Independent Study55Workshops preparation
Guided Independent Study67.5Formative and summative assessments preparation

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).