Taught course

Urban Conservation

Institution
University of Leicester · School of Historical Studies
Qualifications
MAMSc

Entry requirements

2:1 degree in history or another relevant discipline.

We welcome applicants who do not have a degree but who can show enthusiasm and competence by having attended relevant certificated courses, by submitting published work or by writing qualifying essays to a first degree standard.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will provide you with specialist knowledge in issues of urban conservation and heritage and prepare you for professional practice within the field.

The course has achieved full recognition from by the Institute for Historic Building Conservation, the principal body representing Conservation professionals.

The course combines the historical study of cities and conservation practice with an understanding of architecture, material culture and the principles of establishing heritage value to provide a multi-disciplinary grounding in an area of growing significance for planning, tourism and urban policy.

You will develop an understanding of research design and acquire advanced analytical skills which will prepare you to undertake and complete a dissertation on an original topic of your choice.

You will gain practical skills in areas such as project management and scientific practice, ensuring you develop the expertise and knowledge to further your career in urban conservation or to undertake PhD study.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Rupert and Babette Evans MA Bursaries: two £4,000 bursaries available to postgraduate history students.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
historypg@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 2587