Historic Building Conservation MSc: Course features
What this course offers you
The course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and on successful completion graduates will be able to register for the RICS final assessment programme (APC). The course is also recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), offering routes from a wide range disciplines.
The course team works closely with a variety of external organisations. These include Historic Royal Palaces, building preservation trusts, Historic England, specialist practitioners, craftsmen and contractors.
The course is consciously interdisciplinary and international. Current and former students include, archaeologists, architects, architectural technologists, chartered surveyors, craftsmen, engineers and project and construction managers.
The course provides opportunities to work alongside other postgraduates in the faculty and the wider university, including those studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Building Surveying.
Graduates are employed in a range of different roles including international, non-governmental organisations, national and regional charitable trusts, private consultancy, professional firms and specialist contractors.
The programme is offered in both full and part-time modes and the course team particularly welcomes applications from those already working within the heritage and conservation sectors, construction professions, building crafts and the wider construction industry. Applications will also be considered from graduates with non-cognate first degrees but who are looking for a career change and are currently employed or actively engaged in heritage and/or conservation.
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