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Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) MA

Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Built Environment (General) Building Conservation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course engages with conservation in the context of historic buildings and will provide you with a unique mix of practice-based and theoretical learning for your professional work or further research in the conservation sector. This course is accredited by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC). This course provides you with a unique mix of practice-based and theoretical learning for professional work in heritage conservation with a strong focus on historic buildings. It combines essential disciplinary knowledge and advanced scholarship with hands-on experience in sustainable building conservation practice. Working alongside experienced practitioners, you will engage with practical and professional issues in a series of focussed skills modules from an exciting range of related disciplines and develop your own hands-on experience in practice. A voluntary work placement in a conservation organisation in the York region will enhance and focus your practice-based experience and you will develop your research skills in an original, independently conducted research project. Course postgraduates have gone on to careers in archaeology and heritage-related organisations across the UK and abroad, including: National heritage bodies and organisations; Local authorities; Heritage consultancy; Heritage crafts; Architectural practice; Charitable sector; Academia.

Different course options

Full time | University of York | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module aims to understand buildings archaeology within the context of heritage and conservation practice; to introduce students to the specialised skills required for the archaeological analysis and recording of historic buildings; to introduce students to the assessment of significance and the visual analysis of historic buildings.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,810

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,370

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need a good honours degree (2:1 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.