Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Conservation of Easel Paintings

The course aims to educate reflective, professional practitioners able to contribute to the many different aspects of the profession, including interventive conservation practice, preventive conservation and collections management, conservation science and conservation research; the course structure is responsive both to professional requirements and individual interests.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree in art, art history or natural sciences required. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.5 in both Reading and Writing).

Course modules

Core modules: Painting and conservation methods and materials; techniques of scientific examination; basic science; art history; conservation practice; research project; examinations.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: 10,000-word research project/thesis; examinations.

Sponsorship information

Courtauld Institute studentships


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 8,275 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PgDip Full-time £ 18,530 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Courtauld Institute of Art Westminster WC2R 0RN South East

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