Masters | Postgraduate Course - Archaeology of Buildings MA, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of York

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Archaeology of Buildings MA, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2-3 years Part-time, PG Dip 1 year Full-time, PG Dip 2-3 years Part-time, PG Cert 1 year Full-time

This course brings together experts in buildings survey and recording, archive research, legislation and policy, conservation, theoretical interpretation and computer modelling to deliver a dynamic course which will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge required for a career in researching, managing and conserving historic buildings.

The course will cover: introduction to the specialised skills required for the historical research, visual analysis and archaeological recording of buildings; give you a foundational knowledge of the history of architecture in the UK, from c.1000 to the present day; introduce you to current intellectual and professional research priorities in the archaeology of buildings; introduce you to conservation legislation, policy and practice.

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (upper second or first class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in Archaeology, History of Art, Architectural History or in a related field; or relevant professional experience or qualifications. The course is suitable for students and mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance an academic or professional specialism in buildings archaeology. To find out if your professional experience or qualifications are appropriate, please contact the Course Director.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: