Taught course

Care of Collections

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This degree is suitable for graduates in Archaeology, History, Ancient History, Conservation and Heritage and the Sciences.

Applicants should normally possess a higher education degree with a first or good upper second class Honours (UK), or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent to this.

Applicants with a first language other than English: You must demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in any sub-score) or equivalent.

If you have an arts based degree you must supply evidence of the highest level of education within science that you have achieved. Evidence of an interest in or commitment to the cultural heritage sector will strengthen an application.

We welcome applications year-round but to commence your studies in any given year (starting September), you must submit your application by 1st August.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We are highly regarded within the sector nationally and internationally for this vocational MSc Care of Collections programme, which offers exceptional training in preventive conservation and the management of cultural and heritage collections regardless of humanities or science background.

You will become adept in the skills essential for a heritage career including project design and report writing, and gain valuable museum or heritage experience.

Twinned with a heritage organisation in the UK, you will experience collection management and operation in the working environment. You are not expected to have a high level of scientific knowledge for this programme, but a strong interest in the subject is anticipated.

Designed with entry to the heritage profession in mind, our stimulating programme embodies elements of art and science and includes a wide range of transferable skills.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of History, Archaeology and Religion Postgraduate Administrator
Email
share-admissions@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4929