Taught course

Historic Building Conservation

Institution
Kingston University · Surveying
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a 2:1 or 1st class degree. This can be in any discipline, although a related subject is an advantage.

Some experience of working in the industry would also be useful.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course enables you to become a professional within the specialist field of historic building conservation. London is rich in its collection of historic buildings, and the course team places great emphasis on using these to illustrate and inform elements of the course. In particular, past and ongoing works at the Historic Royal Palaces, together with several national and local heritage organisations and practitioners, are used as the basis for project work

Key features

  • The course is recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).
  • The course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and on successful completion graduates in suitable employment, will be able to proceed to the RICS final assessment programme.
  • The course team works with a variety of different organisations, including 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, and landscape architecture.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details