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Care of Collections (MSc)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Exceptional training in preventive conservation and the management of cultural and heritage collections.

Designed with entry to the heritage profession in mind, our stimulating MSc Care of Collections programme embodies elements of art and science tailored for a career in this highly rewarding field.

Taught by accredited practitioners respected worldwide, you will become adept in the skills essential for a heritage career. These include understanding of management strategies for the analysis of organisations in context and for planning and managing change, and recognising and utilising influence techniques. Twinned with a heritage organisation in the UK, you’ll experience collection management and operation first-hand, putting into practice newly acquired skills in project design and report writing to real-world benefit.

Through the teaching and assessments, you will be encouraged to develop an understanding of the factors impacting on the care and use of cultural heritage collections and apply those lessons to real world contexts with consideration for sustainable practice.

Your strong interest in the subject is a given, but our internationally respected entry-level programme does not anticipate a high level of scientific knowledge, making it ideal for those from humanities and science backgrounds.

Celebrating the centenary of Archaeology and Conservation in 2020, we’re ranked in the world top 150 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) while our research ranked 12th among archaeology departments in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Application deadline

01 August 2021

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

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