Research course

Conservation

Institution
Royal College of Art · School of Humanities
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Please refer to the website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

A small number of research students work in parallel with practical conservation students. Projects vary widely in character but all aim to enhance understanding, treatment and care of museum objects. Resources are provided by the college, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Department specialisms

Historical, Technical and Scientific Research Relevant to the Conservation of Museum Objects and Collections, e.g. 20th-Century Materials; Computer Applications in Conservation; Metal Patination; Risk Analysis

Fees and funding

College bursaries (MPhil only).

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Sarah Dodman
Email
s.dodman@rca.ac.uk
Phone
020 7590 4483
Fax
020 7590 4490