Masters | Postgraduate Course - Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) MA, PG Cert, PG Dip Course Details within University of York

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Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) MA, PG Cert, PG Dip

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2-3 years Part-time

The course covers the history, ethics and philosophy of historic environment conservation together with a critical understanding of contemporary issues in building conservation practice. It is complemented by training in the systematic research, recording, analysis and interpretation of historic buildings. The practical ‘skills modules’ focus on specific aspects of professional practice, repair and conservation techniques, legislation and planning, policy, finance and managing conservation projects.

This programme is also available to study at Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate level. This programme is accredited by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will require a good honours degree (upper second or first class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in architecture, archaeology, history of art, architectural history or related fields. Mature students or those with less conventional qualifications but with relevant appropriate experience will also be considered.
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: