A good honours degree (upper second or first class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in Architecture, Archaeology, History, History of Art or Architectural History, or in a relevant allied discipline – we welcome a diverse range of backgrounds. Mature students or those with less conventional qualifications but with relevant work experience will be considered. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/international/english/
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
If you’re interested in a career in heritage or historic building conservation, the Conservation Studies course at York gives you the theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on experience you will need for a professional role in the sector.
Established in 1972, the course was the first of its kind in the UK, and has developed an international reputation for producing highly skilled and knowledgeable conservation practitioners.
The University also validates the MSc in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex.
Information for international students
York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.
Fees and funding
Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1904 323963