Birmingham City University
Conservation of the Historic Environment
This is a flexible course, allowing students to study and develop their continual professional development (CPD) while working. The CPD element to this course is delivered in lectures and seminars as well as practical workshops, enabling students to develop and enhance their practical knowledge and skills of conservation practice as well as building materials and conservation. These courses are also offered as part of the course at MA level. The course structure includes the built environment but takes into account wider issues such as conservation areas, historic landscape characterisation, local identity, the rural environment, and collections management. It also covers key skills such as the legislative background, presentation and advocacy, and financing conservation. All the courses are delivered over 2 days on a Friday and Saturday.
Core modules: Basic concepts in conservation; key skills in conservation. Skills-based workshops: the use of lime in historic buildings; stone conservation; 20th century materials; ceramic building materials; ferrous and non-ferrous metals in construction; structural and non-structural timber; an introduction to traditional estates; parks and gardens; building recording; historic interiors.
Written assignments, practical workshops and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (EU fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (EU fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 605 per Module (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkside Building Campus||Birmingham||B4 7BD||West Midlands|
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