University of York
If you are interested in a career in heritage or historic building conservation, the Conservation Studies gives you the theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on experience you will need for a professional role in the sector.The core of the MA in Conservation Studies covers the history and philosophy of historic environment conservation, and provides a critical understanding of contemporary issues in building conservation practice. Theoretical elements of the course are complemented by a wide choice of short �skills modules�, which focus on developing your knowledge of the specialist skills that are an essential part of professional practice.This programme is also available to study at Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate level.
Applicants will need a good honours degree (upper second or first class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in Architecture, Archaeology, History, History of Art or Architectural History, or in a relevant allied discipline � we welcome a diverse range of backgrounds. Mature students or those with less conventional qualifications but with relevant work experience will be considered.
Modules: Approaches to conservation; Issues in cultural heritage conservation. Further optional modules: Cultural heritage management1 - concepts principles and practice; analysing historic buildings; Concepts of landscape; Digital publication and web technologies; Cultural heritage management 2- museums audiences and interpretation; Historic interiors; Interpreting historic buildings; analysis and visualisation. Plus four shorter skills modules: Heritage protection; Topographical survey; Buildings survey; Geophysical survey; Characterisation; Conservation solutions; Geographical Information systems; Virtual reality modelling; Debates in museum theory and practice; Project management skills; Practical building conservation; modern matters - conserving recent heritage.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
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|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|