Research course


University of Lincoln · School of History and Heritage
MA by research

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, February, September, October

Course content

This MA by Research Conservation is designed to enable students to advance their knowledge in a particular field of conservation. Research areas include archaeological conservation, paint and pigment analysis, preventative conservation, material culture studies, and analysis of historic materials. This degree is best-suited for students who have a tightly defined research project that is achievable within the time frame.

Members of staff in the conservation arm of the School aim to provide students with the academic support needed to conduct in-depth research a chosen topic of interest. Students can benefit from the School's research expertise through a supervisory team and have access to a range of analytical equipment and technical expertise.

Strong links exist within the College of Arts and with the College of Science, and there is an interdisciplinary research culture that facilitates collaboration with colleagues across a wide range of topics.

Department specialisms

Archaeological conservation Paint and pigment analysis Preventive conservation Material culture studies Cultural history Analysis of historic materials

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Professor Louise Wilkinson