University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Historic Building Conservation

If you have a passion and enthusiasm for the heritage of historic buildings and structures, and wish to specialise in this area, this course is ideal. You can explore why it is important to retain such heritage sites, the financial constraints and consequences of doing so, the methods available to restore them and how heritage can be managed to best effect.

Course modules

This course uses the experience and skills of teaching staff with a proven track record in interior historic building and conservation studies, practice and research. You will also benefit from an inter-disciplinary learning environment where more than 100 postgraduate students in architecture, interior design, urban design, sustainable architecture and historic building conservation can meet and work. Modules include: Practice; theory; research methods and research proposal; integration; work-based learning; thesis.

Assessment methods

Teaching and Assessment: This course is lecture and studio-based, culminating in a research-based thesis project. It will involve case study investigations, group work, discussion and planning of conservation environments, as well as independent study to develop design or research-based responses to conservation problems. How are you assessed? Design assessment is through studio review and taught courses are assessed by various forms of evidence-based conservation design decisions and proposals. You will also carry out an in-depth research project into an area of your choice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,200 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,500 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 4,400 per (Year 1) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,170 per (Year 1) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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