University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Architectural Design for the Conservation of Built Heritage

Entry requirements

A first or second-class Honours degree (or equivalent) in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2 or equivalent), Structural or Civil Engineering. A portfolio of project work may be required from studio-based first qualification holders.

Course modules

Semester 1: theory of conservation; 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.Methods of teaching vary; some subjects are formally taught using lectures and seminars, others use a mix of methods which may incorporate small projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 5 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgCert Part-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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Key information

Postgraduate Secretary