Taught course

Conservation of Historic Objects

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Art and Design

Entry requirements

A degree in conservation, graduate diploma in conservation or equivalent relevant practical experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Conservation of Historic Objects is a hands-on programme that enables you to develop a wide range of advanced practical conservation and restoration skills.

Different types of historic materials are examined and you can choose to focus on preventive treatment, preventive conservation or collections management. The programme provides you with key theoretical skills and an awareness of management and research.

The coursehas strong links with local, regional and national museums, professional bodies and agencies in the heritage field. International links enhance opportunities for placement and study abroad. For those already working in conservation, a distance learning option allows submission of practical projects derived from your employment.

Information for international students

Proof of English Language ability required, equivalent to O Level Grade C or above.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
01522 886644
01522 886880