University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Textile Conservation

This course gives students a framework of theoretical knowledge and a range of practical experience which enables them to contribute to the understanding and preservation of culturally significant textile artefacts.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, at 2.1 or above, or international equivalent. GCSE/Higher/international equivalent Chemistry qualification. A pass in the International Academic Projects distance-learning course Chemistry for Conservators is an acceptable alternative. Good manual skills: demonstrated by examples, preferably of stitching, examples are brought to interview. Previous conservation or museum experience is not an essential requirement, although it is necessary to demonstrate an interest in this work. It is recommended that candidates visit local conservation laboratories to gain a good insight into the type of work that goes on.

Course modules

Research methods in practice; principles and practice: core skills and ethics; material cultures; principles and practice: developing skills; preventive conservation; understanding textiles: technology; placement; principles and practice: advanced skills; conservation in practice; deconstructing the artefact; principles and practice: conservation projects; professional development; research management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,667 per Credit (EU) 48 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,667 per Credit (England) 48 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,667 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,667 per Credit (Scotland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,667 per Credit (Wales) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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