Taught course

Care of Collections

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

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Entry requirements

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Full time
Part time

Months of entry

September

Course content

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).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084