University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Architectural Design for the Conservation of Built Heritage

This programme looks at the development of a critical approach for the analysis and design of the intervention, informed by the shared international principles and the specific nature and context of the historic building to be conserved.

Course modules

Semester 1: Theory of conservation; architectural and construction history; architectural and construction history; legislation and regulations; survey, preliminary studies and investigations in architectural heritage; materials and decay. Semester 2: Conservation design project; structural repairs and strengthening; conservation materials technology; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Formative assessment will take place throughout the course. You'll be assessed through lectures, seminars, interim Studio Reviews and workshops, supported by student presentations, symposia and peer feedback.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 750 per (Module) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 750 per (Module) 18 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 750 per (Module) 5 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 750 per (Module) 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Postgraduate Admissions - Architecture
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