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Historic Building Conservation MSc

Kingston University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Knights Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

Do you want to become a professional within the specialist field of historic building conservation? On this course, you'll visit many of London's fascinating historic buildings to illustrate and inform your learning. Past and ongoing works at the Historic Royal Palaces, together with several national and local heritage organisations and practitioners, are used to support your project work. The course is interdisciplinary and international. Current and former students include archaeologists, architects, architectural technologists, chartered surveyors, craftsmen, engineers, and project and construction managers. You will have opportunities to work alongside other postgraduates in the Faculty and the wider university, including those studying architecture and landscape architecture.

What you will study

The course is designed to balance strategic analysis with a good working knowledge of core techniques. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to extend your current practice and/or gain knowledge and expertise in new areas. You will work with a range of professionals and specialists to broaden your understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of the field. An optional week-long field trip to a European city will provide the opportunity to further develop your technical knowledge and embed it within a practice scenario.

Teaching and assessment

The course employs a range of approaches to teaching and learning, including lectures, seminars, group critiques, individual tutorials, optional study visits, presentations and workshops.

After you graduate

Students come from a wide range of professions and disciplines. Advice is offered throughout, to encourage you to develop your career and build on your existing knowledge and skills.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

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